After the sudden demise of the great actor Chadwick Boseman, who had been suffering from colon cancer and passed away at the age of 42, Marvel Universe has decided to replace him with Letitia Wright as Shuri.
Who Can Replace Chadwick Boseman In Black Panther 2?
Chadwick Boseman who had successfully portrayed the character of Black Panther in the Marvel Universe passed away quietly with his family beside him on 28th August 2020. He had been suffering from colon cancer for a very long time, but he chose to be silent about it. He was approached several times by Disney to sign a three-year movie contract. But he turned them down reportedly. No one from the franchise had any idea what he was going through.
It was until Boseman was replaced by Letitia Wright in the upcoming sequel, half of the team members, discovered about his illness. Letitia Wright has not released any official statement regarding her role or the following change in the future. This issue is quite sensitive as the entire Hollywood is mourning for his loss, so we expect an official statement from Wright so come up soon as.
Any News On The Upcoming Plot Of The Sequel?
According to the comic book series, Shuri is the most logical choice for the upcoming sequel, as Shuri takes over as Black Panther. Based on the novel by Reggie Hidlun, Shuri is directed towards Limbo to save T’Challa, where she finds out that T’Challa is no more. As she travels to the USA, to report about his tragic dismissal, her journey towards becoming the next Black Panther begins.
Is There A Release Date For The Upcoming Movie?
According to the sources, the upcoming sequel is expected to drop in 2022. The filming was supposed to begin in the fall of 2020, but due to the pandemic outbreak, it doesn’t seem possible. If things resume back to normalcy soon, then the production will be starting by the end of 2020 or early 2021. Although we shall be missing our favorite Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther, we are eager to see our new Black Panther as well. For further updates, stay tuned!