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]
Ulysses Klaue: [to Ross] Wakanda, explorers have searched for it for centuries, the Golden City. It’s a technological marvel.
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.
Everett K. Ross: [to T’Challa] I have seen gods fly. I’ve seen men build weapons that I couldn’t even imagine. I’ve seen aliens drop from the sky. But I have never seen anything like this. How much more are you hiding?
Okoye: We are home.
T’Challa: If anyone found out what we truly are and what we possess, it could destroy the world. It is my duty to protect it.
Ramonda: [to T’Challa] My son, it is your time.
Everett K. Ross: King of Wakanda is here.
Nakia: [to T’Challa] You get to decide what kind of king you are going to be.
Okoye: Don’t freeze.
T’Challa: I never freeze.
[to T’Challa; referring to his Panther suit]
Shuri: It is lighter, completely bullet proof, and it absorbs energy for redistribution.
Erik Killmonger: I waited my entire life for this. The world’s going to start over, and I’m going to burn it all!
Erik Killmonger: Take me to the king.
Erik Killmonger: Black Panther, I’ve waited my entire life for this.
Erik Killmonger: The world’s going to start over and I’m going to be on top.
T’Challa: What do you want?
Erik Killmonger: I want the throne.
T’Challa: What happens now determines what happens to the rest of the world.
Okoye: Wakanda forever!
Ulysses Klaue: Let’s have some fun.
Black Panther is set to open in the UK 02/12/2018 and US 02/16/2018.