It appears that Marvel, which won’t digitally replicate Chadwick Boseman, has found a way to pay homage to him in his absence with Black Panther 2, which will begin shooting in July. An update on Marvel movies and TV series.
The August 28 this year everything to forget, the talented actor left us Chadwick Boseman, interpreter of the iconic role of Black Panther. The emotion and shock of this untimely death have not yet died out in the world, especially as only family members and very few close friends were aware of the fact that the actor had been fighting for four years with colon cancer, convinced that he could beat it. Unfortunately this was not the case and his appearance as T’Challa in the cinecomic Marvel it was unique. Now the Studio – according to what he writes Hollywood Reporter – chose the date of Black Panther 2 begins filming, without its protagonist. Initially scheduled for March 2021, the film directed by Ryan Coogler sleigh of only 4 months, and will begin in Atlanta (where Spider-Man 3 is currently shooting) in July 2021 and is expected to take place over six months.
The Mexican actor joined the cast Tenoch Huerta, one of the protagonists of Narcos: Mexico, to play one of the antagonists. Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke e Angela Bassett will return in the sequel, with Letitia Wight’s character Shuri in a more central role. Marvel hasn’t revealed at the moment how Black Panther 2 will do without T’Challa, since he had already announced to have no intention of digitally replicating Chadwick Boseman.
The state of Marvel projects on TV and in cinema
In this moment when cinemas are closed and Marvel, for the first year since 2009, has not seen the release of one of its films, the Studio’s attention is mainly focused on TV series. Production of the She-Hulk with Tatiana Maslany and of Moon Knight with Oscar Isaac, which will debut on Disney +. WandaVision, with Elizabeth Olsen e Paul Bettany, will arrive on the Studio’s streaming channel on January 15, and work is being done to complete the first season of Loki and of Falcon and the Winter Soldier, whose work had begun before the outbreak of the pandemic. Filming is also underway in Atlanta Ms. Marvel, with Iman Vellani.
Regarding and movie, filming of Spider-Man 3 e Doctor Strange in the multiverse of madness, directed respectively by Jon Watts and from the revived Sam Raimi. Filming will begin in January on Thor: Love and Thunder by Taika Waititi, in 2021 there will be a new film by Ant-Man and at the end of the year Guardians of the Galaxy 3, again directed by James Gunn. As for films based on Marvel characters, there is a reboot in Blade (with Mahershala Ali) and have been signed Wendy Molyneux e Lizzie Molyneux-Loeglin for the screenplay of Deadpool 3. If the vaccine arrives and the pandemic can be defeated, in 2021 they should be released in cinemas 3 Marvel movies: Black Widow (May 7), Shang-Chi (July 9) e The Eternals (November 11), while four more films will be released in 2022.
We’ll see and in the meantime let’s cross our fingers, for cinema and for public health.