The future of Black panther seems uncertain with Director Ryan Coogler and Disney announcing their new live-action series “Kingdom of Wakanda”. It is set to be streamed on Disney+.
Ryan coogler announced a 5-year television deal between Walt Disney and his company. This collaboration will be working on Black Panther’s series “Kingdom of Wakanda”. His company Coogler’s Proximity Media has been c0-responsible for past movies. There are a lot of questions regarding the future of the franchise. The biggest question is who will be the new King in the series?
Is Black Panther 3 on the cards?
Ryan has expressed interest in directing the third installment of the film but feels that the franchise is currently a lot bigger than him. He couldn’t further comment as nothing is confirmed yet. Currently, his attention lies undivided on the series as doesn’t want to multitask with writing and direction.
Letitia Wright, lead star of Black Panther 2 said in an interview that a sequel is already in the planning but after a brief hiatus. This combined with the fact that the movie Wakanda forever ended with a message that read “Black panther will return” excites fans of the franchise.
In late October 2022, producer Nate Moore said that they were floating ideas around for the pipeline of a potential third film. Nate dint gives out other details as nothing is confirmed yet.
Marvel Studios put out a list of releases for the next 2-3 years, we won’t be seeing the next Black Panther movie for a while.
Will there be another new King in Black Panther 3?
This is open to interpretation as it could mean that there could be a sequel with Letitia Wright in the lead. It could also be that late King T’Challa’s son Toussaint will take over as Black Panther. In a storyline like this, Letitia Wright who plays Shuri might remain the head of Wakanda.
One thing that fans can be sure of is that the makers would wrap things up with the third part. This will also put an end to a lot of unanswered questions about different characters and the storyline. We might see some of the newer characters making an appearance in the Disney+ series as well.