Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever finally hit theaters this Friday. black panther 2, the last film of MCU phase 4, was one of the highly anticipated movies of 2022. After its release, the MCU is ready to enter phase 5 with Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania. The first one Black Panther the film had set the bar high for its sequel, and it was becoming even more difficult to live up to it without the presence of its main star. However, director Ryan Coogler, the production team and the cast of the film did their best to make this possible.
Most Phase 4 MCU projects failed to impress Marvel fans. Since the release of the trailer for wakanda forever, fans expected to see something worth seeing in the MCU. Black Panther 2 expectations were even higher based on the performance of the 2018 Black Panther.
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Fans Can’t Connect to Black Panther 2’s Story
Following the untimely death of Chadwick Boseman, Marvel has revealed that it will continue to work on black panther 2. The studio decided to do this as a tribute to the late MCU star.
With this announcement, fans were curious as to who would continue as Black Panther in the MCU and if they would ever see T’Challa, aka Black Panther, again. However, with black panther 2the studio introduced Shuri as the new Black Panther, and possibly M’Baku as the new king as he claimed the throne of Wakanda.
After the release of the movie, fans are sharing their reaction and so far the movie has received mixed reactions. While some loved Letitia Wright’s Shuri as the new Black Panther, others weren’t very impressed with her.
Not just Shuri, fans have also pointed out some things they feel are unnecessary in the storyline. The film attempts to set up future MCU characters, which makes it quite lengthy.
Fans have shared that only the first and last sequences seem “raw and heartfelt, but everything in between is absolutely incomprehensible garbage. The post-credit scene sets up a future for the superhero, but there are still plenty of unanswered questions.
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What would be the future of Black Panther in the MCU?
black panther 2 ends with a truce between Wakanda and Talocan. The two nations agree not to interfere in each other’s affairs and support each other when necessary.
Shuri assumes the role of savior of Wakanda. However, she does not show up for ritual combat. Instead, M’Baku shows up for ritual combat to claim the throne of Wakanda, and Shuri visits Nakia in Haiti.
The studio hasn’t confirmed anything regarding Shuri’s presence in future MCU projects. However, fans are expecting her to return in the next one. avengers movies.
black panther 2 also depicts Shuri’s impact on Riri Williams. This could lead to a slight possibility that the Princess of Wakanda will have a special appearance in the upcoming Disney+ series, Stone heartwhich will follow the story of Riri William.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever now playing in theaters.
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