Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke
Story: Marvel introduces their next new hero, T’Challa/Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman), into the Marvel Cinematic Universe which his directed and co-written by Ryan Coogler. The story follows T’Challa who, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, King T’Chaka (John Kani), returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king. However, T’Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne from factions within his own country.
When two foes, Ulysses Klaue (Andy Serkis) and Erik Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan) conspire to destroy Wakanda, T’Challa’s mettle as king, and Black Panther, he is drawn into a formidable conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. T’Challa must team up with CIA agent Everett K. Ross (Martin Freeman) and members of the Dora Milaje, Wakanda’s special forces, to prevent Wakanda from being dragged into a world war.
Best Quotes from Trailer:
Ulysses Klaue: Tell me something. What do you know about Wakanda?
Everett K. Ross: It’s a third world country. Textiles, shepherds, cool outfits.
Ulysses Klaue: All a front. Explorers have searched for it. Called it El Dorado. They looked for it in South America, but it was in Africa the whole time. I’m the only one whose seen it and made it out alive.
[Klaue start laughing and looks into the two-way mirror across the room]
Ulysses Klaue: Yeah, I can see you.
[behind the mirror in the next room we see T’Challa and Okoye watching them]
Voice: The world is changing. Soon there will only be the conquered and the conquerors. You are a good man, with a good heart. And it’s hard for a good man to be a king.
Black Panther is set to open in the US and UK February 16, 2018.