Black Panther is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Ryan Coogler.

Official trailers

Marvel Entertainment on Monday, October 16, 2017 released the trailer:
Marvel Studios' Black Panther - Official Trailer.

Story intro

Thousands of years ago, five African tribes war over a meteorite containing the metal vibranium. One warrior ingests a "heart-shaped herb" affected by the metal and gains superhuman abilities, becoming the first "Black Panther". He unites all but the Jabari Tribe to form the nation of Wakanda. Over centuries, the Wakandans use the vibranium to develop advanced technology and isolate themselves from the world by posing as a Third World country. In 1992, Wakanda's King T'Chaka visits his brother N'Jobu, who is working undercover in Oakland, California. T'Chaka accuses N'Jobu of assisting black-market arms dealer Ulysses Klaue with stealing vibranium from Wakanda. N'Jobu's partner reveals he is Zuri, another undercover Wakandan, and confirms T'Chaka's suspicions. In the present day, following T'Chaka's death, his son T'Challa returns to Wakanda to assume the throne. He and Okoye, the leader of the Dora Milaje regiment, extract T'Challa's ex-lover Nakia from an undercover assignment so she can attend his coronation ceremony with his mother Ramonda and younger sister Shuri. At the ceremony, the Jabari Tribe's leader M'Baku challenges T'Challa for the crown in ritual combat. T'Challa defeats M'Baku and persuades him to yield rather than die. When Klaue and his accomplice Erik Stevens steal a Wakandan artifact from a London museum, T'Challa's friend and Okoye's lover W'Kabi urges him to bring Klaue back alive. T'Challa, Okoye, and Nakia travel to Busan, South Korea, where Klaue plans to sell the artifact to CIA agent Everett K. Ross. A firefight erupts and Klaue attempts to flee but is caught by T'Challa, who reluctantly releases him to Ross' custody. Klaue tells Ross that Wakanda's international image is a front for a technologically advanced civilization. Erik attacks and extracts Klaue as Ross is gravely injured protecting Nakia. Rather than pursue Klaue, T'Challa takes Ross to Wakanda, where their technology can save him.

Cast

Chadwick Boseman
T'Challa / Black Panther
Michael B. Jordan
Erik Killmonger
Lupita Nyong'o
Nakia
Danai Gurira
Okoye
Martin Freeman
Everett K. Ross
Daniel Kaluuya
W'Kabi
Letitia Wright
Shuri
Winston Duke
M'Baku
Angela Bassett
Ramonda
Forest Whitaker
Zuri
Andy Serkis
Ulysses Klaue
Sterling K. Brown
N'Jobu
Florence Kasumba
Ayo
John Kani
T'Chaka
David S. Lee
Limbani
Nabiyah Be
Linda
Isaach De Bankolé
River Tribe Elder
Connie Chiume
Mining Tribe Elder
Dorothy Steel
Merchant Tribe Elder
Danny Sapani
Border Tribe Elder
Sydelle Noel
Dora Milaje
Marija Juliette Abney
Dora Milaje (as Marija Abney)
Zola Williams
Dora Milaje
Janeshia Adams-Ginyard
Dora Milaje
Maria Hippolyte
Dora Milaje
Marie Mouroum
Dora Milaje
Jénel Stevens
Dora Milaje
Sope Aluko
Shaman
Stan Lee
Thirsty Gambler
Atandwa Kani
Young T'Chaka
Ashton Tyler
Young T'Challa
Denzel Whitaker
James / Young Zuri
Shaunette Renée Wilson
Dora Milaje (1992)
Christine Hollingsworth
Dora Milaje (1992)
Lucy Hockings
BBC Reporter
Bambadjan Bamba
Militant Leader
Roland Kilumbu
Young Militant
Jermaine Holt
Driver (as Jermain 'JT' Holt)
Dominique Elijah Smith
Cargo Truck Militant (as Dominique Smith)
Jalil Jay Lynch
Nigerian Militant #1 (as Jay Lynch)
Vaughndio Forbes
Nigerian Militant #2
Sasha Morfaw
Nigerian Woman #1
Alexis Louder
Nigerian Woman #2
Francesca Faridany
Museum Director
Mark Ashworth
Security Guard
Seth Carr
Young Killmonger
Jeremy Sample
Jabari Fisherman
Chad Crumley
South African Tough
Alexis Rhee
Elderly Woman (Sophia)
Danny Chung
Dealer
Liz Elkins Newcomer
CIA Agent (as Elizabeth Elkins)
Tony Sears
French Ambassador
Alex Riley Hughes
Basketball Kid (1992) (as Alex C. Riley Hughes)
Clifford Gay
Basketball Kid (1992)
Shamel Heath
Basketball Kid (1992)
De'Jon Watts
Hot Dog Kid
Alex R. Hibbert
Young Oakland Kid (as Alex Hibbert)
Tristan Timmons
Oakland Kid
Abraham Clinkscales
Oakland Kid
Thabo Moropane
Wakandan Child
Zani Mogodi
Wakandan Child
Zenzi Williams
Jabari Woman
Trevor Noah
Griot (voice)

About

Principal photography had begun by January 21, 2017, at EUE/Screen Gems Studios in the Atlanta metropolitan area, under the working title Motherland.

The film Black Panther was scheduled to be released on November 3, 2017 (United States), on January 29, 2018 (Dolby Theatre), on February 15, 2018 (United States, Germany, Denmark), on February 16, 2018 (United States), on April 25, 2018 (France) and on July 6, 2018 (United States) by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, B&H Film Distribution, Cineforum, Falcon, Feelgood Entertainment, Forum Hungary, NOS Audiovisuais, Press Play Pictures, Saturn Films, United International Pictures (UIP), Walt Disney Company Nordic, Walt Disney Studios Japan, Walt Disney Studios Sony Pictures Releasing (WDSSPR), Buena Vista Home Entertainment, CJ Entertainment, Hotstar, Sega Sammy Entertainment and Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.

The duration of the film is 134 minutes. With a budget of $200 million, the film grossed over $1.347 billion.

The film had received a "PG-13" rating.

Rating

Black Panther got high rating from critics. The audience also likes the film. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A+" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

External links

Official website: movies.disney.com/black-panther

IMDB: Black Panther

Wikipedia: Black Panther (film)

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