How to watch 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever'
A bittersweet farewell to Chadwick Boseman and the MCU's 30th film.
While plenty of films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe have earned their place in blockbuster annals, the success of Black Panther (2018) is somewhat special. Not only did the movie earn enough money to break into the top 10 highest-grossing superhero movies of all time (not to mention earning Marvel's first-ever Best Picture nomination at the Academy Awards), Black Panther signs A major cultural milestone for the MCU, Marvel Studios' first theatrical film with a black lead, a mostly black cast and a black director. While making an entertaining superhero movie was enough to make it a hit, writer/director Ryan Coogler went a step further, incorporating themes of racial bias and how those with wealth and power use those privileges to benefit others .
A sequel is almost a given, but Marvel fans everywhere are devastated by the news of the death of beloved Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman. Not only has Boseman had a huge impact on the Marvel Universe and show business in general, but he is also a visible hero and role model for young children themselves and relate to them. Understandably, Boseman's untimely death meant his plans for a long-term career in the MCU faltered, and soon there were questions about where the story of King T'Challa and the kingdom of Wakanda would go next.
Four years later, audiences return to Wakanda Nation with Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022), the finale of Marvel Phase 4 and the first phase of the fabled multiverse saga . Reintroducing older characters from the original film like Shuri (Letitia Wright) and introducing iconic characters from the manga like Namor the Submariner (Tenoch Huerta), the latest chapter in the MCU story honors Chadwick Boseman The legacy of the show gives Coogler, the rest of the cast and crew, and audiences everywhere the opportunity to say a proper farewell to the prolific artist who touched the lives of so many. While the film is a celebration of the past, Marvel is known for looking to the future, as it also reveals the next hero to take T'Challa's Black Panther mantle.
Unsurprisingly, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever was critically acclaimed and a smash at the box office. but in case You missed watching a movie when it first came out, this is how you watch it.
Editor's note: This article was last updated on January 3 to include the latest streaming details.
When Did Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Premiere?
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever premieres exclusively in theaters on Friday, November 11, 2022.
Is Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Still in Theaters?
Yes, yes. Despite the current golden age of streaming and the massive success of Marvel's various Disney+ exclusives, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is only in theaters, and still in some theaters. The most common formats for film projections include standard, 3D, and IMAX. You can visit Fandango to see showtimes closest to you. But for those who prefer to watch movies from the comfort of their own home, there's good news.
When and Where Will Black Panther: Wakanda Forever be Streaming?
Disney+ will apparently be the streaming home for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, just like all Marvel releases. We now have confirmation that the film will arrive on Disney+ on January 20, 2023.
If you don't already have Disney+, the service costs $7.99 per month or $79.99 per year. If you want access to Hulu and ESPN+ in addition to Disney+, there are some bundle options available. this The Disney Bundle Duo Basic plan costs $9.99 per month and includes Disney+ (with ads) and Hulu (with ads). The Disney Bundle Trio Basic package costs $12.99 per month and includes Disney+ (with ads), Hulu (with ads), and ESPN+ (with ads). Finally, the Disney Bundle Trio Premium plan costs $19.99 per month and includes Disney+ (no ads), Hulu (no ads) and ESPN+ (with ads)
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Watch the Trailers for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever's first trailer, this year Debuted earlier at Marvel's San Diego Comic-Con, introducing a Wakanda that currently has no Black Panther, showing Shuri, Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett) and Nakia (Lupitani) Yong-oh) mourn the loss of their brother, son and partner. The trailer also briefly introduces Namor and the Talocani, who are on the brink of fighting Wakanda for control of the surface world.
The second trailer introduces some new characters in more depth, such as Namor, and Riri Williams (Dominique Thorne) also known as Iron Heart (she will be featured in the upcoming Disney+ series "First Look"). It also shows more footage of T'Challa's funeral, some epic action The sequence between the Wakandans and the Talocani, and ends with the first proper look at the new Black Panther.
What Is the Plot of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever?
Plot details, especially about how T'Challa and Boseman's passing will be handled and who will take over the Black Panther mantle next, are being kept under wraps ahead of the premiere, and we'll keep them that way in this article. Here's the movie's official synopsis: ^It's clear that after opening up to trade and cooperation at the end of the first Black Panther movie, some of the world's great powers are looking to take advantage of the country, especially with their ultra-powerful and valuable Vibranium resources. The synopsis really doesn't mention Namor as the main villain, so to understand how the Submariners are in a dangerous conflict with a powerful nation, you just need to watch the film.
Queen Ramonda, Shuri, M'Baku, Okoye and the Dora Milaje fight to protect the kingdom of Wakanda from intervening world powers in the wake of King T'Challa's death. As the Wakandans strive to embrace their next chapter, the heroes must band together with the help of War Dog Nakia and Everett Ross and forge a new path for their nation.
Yes! For all things Black Panther, and pretty much all Marvel content in general, Disney+ is your one-stop shop for everything involving Wakanda. Here you'll find T'Challa's previous MCU storylines such as Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019) and of course 2018 The original Black Leopard movie.