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Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Dora Milaje
    • Nakia (First appearance)
    • Okoye
    • Ayo
    • Xoliswa (First appearance)
  • W'Kabi (First appearance)
  • Ramonda (First appearance)
  • Zuri (First appearance)
  • Princess Shuri (First appearance)
  • T'Chaka


  • Erik Killmonger (First appearance)
  • Ulysses Klaue
  • M'Baku (First appearance)
  • Tilda Johnson (First appearance)

Other Characters:





T'Challa returns home to take his place as king of the isolated, technologically advanced nation of Wakanda. However, his mettle as both king and Black Panther is tested when an old enemy returns, drawing him into a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the world at stake.[1]


Phylicia Rashad[12] and Atandwa Kani[13] have been cast in undisclosed roles. Isaach De Bankolé will appear as a tribal elder.[14] Nabiyah Be will portray Tilda Johnson, a member of Killmonger's crew.[15] Sydelle Noel will portray Xoliswa, a member of the Dora Milaje.[16]


  • The film was announced during Marvel Studios' event at El Capitan Theatre on October 28, 2014.[2]
  • This film's original release date was November 3, 2017, but when Marvel announced plans for Spider-Man: Homecoming, they pushed it back to July 6, 2018 and Thor: Ragnarok took its original release date. The film was later moved forward to its current release date, with Ant-Man and the Wasp taking its previous one.[17][18][19]
  • The film will be released during Black History Month.


  • Black Panther's main costume for this film was designed by Adi Granov.[20]




See Also

Links and References


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Strom, Marc (26 January 2017). Marvel Studios Begins Production on 'BLACK PANTHER'. Retrieved on 26 January 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 McLean, Tom (28 October 2014). Marvel Studios Event. Newsarama. Retrieved on 28 October 2014.
  3. 'Captain America: Civil War' casting calls. Disney Casting Calls. Retrieved on 26 January 2015.
  4. Kit, Borys (13 May 2016). Michael B. Jordan Joins Marvel's 'Black Panther' (Exclusive). The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved on 13 May 2016.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Strom, Marc (23 July 2016). SDCC 2016: Marvel's 'Black Panther' Confirms Additional Cast. Retrieved on 23 July 2016.
  6. Martin Freeman Joins Black Panther as Filming Begins. SuperHeroHype! (22 January 2017). Retrieved on 22 January 2017.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Kroll, Justin. Forest Whitaker Joins Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ (EXCLUSIVE). Variety. Retrieved on 7 October 2016.
  8. Vespe, Eric (29 March 2017). Black Panther! (Coming next February). Twitter. Retrieved on 29 May 2017.
  9. Kroll, Justin. ‘Black Panther’ Taps ‘Person of Interest’ Actor Winston Duke to Play M’Baku (EXCLUSIVE). Variety. Retrieved on 28 September 2016.
  10. Kroll, Justin. Angela Bassett Boards Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’. Variety. Retrieved on 21 November 2016.
  11. Strom, Marc (5 January 2017). Sterling K. Brown Signs on to Marvel's 'Black Panther'. Retrieved on 5 January 2017.
  12. Carter, Kelley (9 January 2017). Sterling K. Brown on ‘Black Panther,’ ‘This Is Us’ — and how O.J. Simpson changed his life. The Undefeated. Retrieved on 29 May 2017.
  13. Koopman, Sarah (16 January 2017). Atandwa And John Kani Are In Atlanta And All The Signs Point To Them Joining The 'Black Panther' Cast. Huffington Post. Retrieved on 29 May 2017.
  14. Breznican, Anthony (9 June 2017). Black Panther trailer decoded: Secrets of the new Marvel movie. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved on 10 June 2017.
  15. Be, Nabiyah (10 June 2017). Never kept something for myself for so long! Check out Tilda Johnson's first appearance in @Marvel @theblackpanther #blackpanther #Wakanda. Twitter. Retrieved on 21 June 2017.
  16. WithAnAccentTV (30 June 2017). EXCLUSIVE: Sydelle Noel Talks GLOW & Black Panther at the Saturn Awards. Youtube. Retrieved on 31 July 2017.
  17. Strom, Marc (28 October 2014). Chadwick Boseman to Star in Marvel's Black Panther. Marvel. Retrieved on 10 February 2015.
  18. Strom, Marc (9 February 2015). Marvel Studios Schedules New Release Dates for 4 Films. Marvel. Retrieved on 10 May 2015.
  19. Strom, Marc (9 October 2015). MARVEL STUDIOS PHASE 3 UPDATE. Marvel. Retrieved on 9 October 2015.
  20. Granov, Tamsin (16 October 2017). Adi Granov Illustration. Facebook. Retrieved on 16 October 2017.