Although slated for a July 2022 release date, not many details are known about the sequel, which follows one of the most critically acclaimed Marvel films of the decade.
Actor Michael B. Jordan played villain Erik “Killmonger” Stevens, a black-ops mercenary that seemingly met his demise at the end of the film. That said, is it possible he will return for the next installment of the Wakanda franchise?
“Black Panther” followed T’Challa, played by Boseman, returning home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his place as king after the death of his father. Killmonger opposes T’Challa’s claim to the throne and challenges him to ritual combat, where he defeats T’Challa and throws him over a waterfall.
The rightful king is able to be revived, and with the help of his supporters, manages to take back his throne and defend Wakanda from external threats.
Although the king may have returned to the throne, the tragic death of Boseman, 43, after a long battle with colon cancer, leaves the fate of Wakanda unclear. What is clear, however, is that Marvel has already confirmed that Boseman will not be recast, nor will he appear in CGI form.
When asked about returning to reprise his role as Killmonger