‘Black Panther 2’ Star Says The Script Has Gone Through Five Different Iterations Already

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  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is currently in production in Atlanta.
  • Angela Bassett, who stars as Ramonda: T’Challa and Shuri’s mother, has given an update on the script.
  • Keep up with all of the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe news here.

Despite the tragic death of Chadwick Boseman, production on the sequel to Black PantherBlack Panther: Wakanda Forever, has remained full steam ahead, with the entire creative team returning for a film that will sure do Chadwick Boseman’s memory proud.

That said, it appears as though there have been some understandable difficulties in ironing out the story, as Academy Award nominee Angela Bassett recently revealed that the script has gone through five incarnations, with a sixth likely on the way.

“I don’t know what it’s going to look like at all,” Bassett said. “There have been about five incarnations of the script and I hear another one’s coming.” [via Entertainment Tonight]

At this time, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is set to hit theaters in the United States on Friday, July 8, 2022. The film will star Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, and Angela Bassett, all of whom will be reprising their roles from the original 2018 film.

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