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On-screen title card.

Black Panther is a 2018 film and sixth in the Marvel Cinematic Universe's Phase Three. It was produced by Marvel Studios, and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. The film was directed by Ryan Coogler, from a screenplay written by himself and Joe Robert Cole.

Release dates

  • Dolby Theatre, United States: January 29, 2018
  • United States: February 16, 2018

Briefing

T'Challa, the Black Panther, is crowned king, but his attempts to fill his father's old shoes is troubled with the growing need to adapt to the present and face the dangers the outside world poses to his isolated country, especially when his sovereignty is challenged by a forgotten family member who plans to take their advanced technology to those in need.

Debriefing

Cast

Performers Characters
Starring
Chadwick Boseman T'Challa (Black Panther)
Michael B. Jordan N'Jadaka/Erik Stevens (Killmonger)
Lupita Nyong'o Nakia
Danai Gurira Okoye
Co-starring
Letita Wright Shuri
Sterling K. Brown N'Jobu
Forest Whitaker Zuri
Daniel Kaluuya W'Kabi
Angela Bassett Ramonda
Winston Duke M'Baku
John Kani T'Chaka
Martin Freeman Everett K. Ross
Andy Serkis Ulysses Klaue
Other
James Carr Young N'Jadaka
Alex C. Riley Hughes Basketball kid (1992)
Clifford Gay Basketball kid (1992)
Shamel Heath Basketball kid (1992)
Denzel Whitaker Young Zuri/James
Shaunette Renée Wilson Dora Miaje (1992)
Christine Hollingsworth Dora Miaje (1992)
Atandwa Kani Young T'Chaka (Black Panther)
Lucy Hockings Herself
Bambadjan Bamba Militant leader
Jermain "JT" Holt Driver
Dominique Smith Cargo truck militant
Jay Lynch Nigerian militant #1
Vaughndio Forbes Nigerian militant #2
Sasha Morfaw Nigerian woman #1
Alexis Louder Nigerian woman #2
Francesca Faridany Ms. Thomas, museum director
Mark Ashworth Museum guard
Florence Kasumba Ayo
Sydelle Noel Xoliswa
Marija Abney Dora Miaje
Zola Williams Yama
Janeshia Adams-Ginyard Nomble
Maria Hippolyte Dora Miaje
Marie Mouroum Dora Miaje
Jénel Williams Dora Miaje
David S. Lee Limbani
Nabiyah Be Tilda
Isaach De Bankolé River Tribe elder
Connie Chiume Mining Tribe elder
Dorothy Steel Merchant Tribe elder
Danny Sapani M'Kathu, Border Tribe elder
Sope Aluko Shaman
Ashton Tyler Young T'Challa
Trevor Noah Griot
Chad Crumley South African tough
Alexis Rhee Sophia, merchant
Danny Chung Dealer
Elizabeth Elkins CIA agent
Stan Lee Thirsty gambler
Jeremy Sample Jabari fisherman
Zenzi Williams Jabari woman
De'Jon Watts Hot dog kid
Alex Hibbert Young Oakland kid
Tristan Timmons Oakland kid
Tyler Timmons Oakland kid
Abraham Clinkscales Oakland kid
Tony Sears French ambassador
Thabo Mordpane Wakandan child
Zani Mogodi Wakandan child
Sebastian Stan Bucky Barnes (White Wolf)

Mentioned-only characters

  • Azzuri

Production

Notes

  • Sebastian Stan is uncredited as Bucky.
  • N'Jadaka/Erik Stevens/Killmonger is never referred to as Erik Killmonger within the film, which is the character's name in mainstream Marvel Comics, but is credited as such.
  • Killmonger's girlfriend's name isn't spoken on-screen, but her nametag at the Museum of Great Britain said "Tilda", as she was supposed to be playing Tilda Johnson, but that name went to another character in the Luke Cage TV series, so the credits just identify her as Linda.
  • Brothers Donald & Stephen Glover added to the comedic aspects of the film, such as Shuri requesting to finish up the ceremony quickly the because of her uncomfortable girdle, which they got a special thanks for.
  • The Black Panther stunt doubles were Daniel Patrick Graham and Anis Cheufra.
  • The T'Challa sunt double was Kofi Yiadom.
  • The Killmonger stunt doubles were Khalid Ghajji and Aaron Toney.
  • The Nakia stunt double was Niahlah Hope.
  • The Shuri stunt double was Crystal Michelle.
  • The M'Baku stunt double was Zedric Harris.
  • The W'Kabi stunt double was Brandon Michael Shaw.
  • The Klaue stunt double was David Conk.
  • The Tilda stunt double was Raven Danielle Baker.

Trivia

  • T'Chaka was killed in Captain America: Civil War, with his death from that film shown as flashback.
  • Klaue lost his arm due to Ultron in Avengers: Age of Ultron.
  • Bucky Barnes was put in suspended animation in Civil War. He has since been deprogrammed from Hydra's control and has been given a new life, with the natives he has come to life with calling him White Wolf, replacing his Hydra codename of Winter Soldier. This is the first time Bucky has appeared without a military or Hydra allegiance.
  • T'Challa is revealed to get his powers from the Heart-Shaped Herb.
  • It's explained in the audio commentary that N'Jobi was planning to break N'Jadaka's mother out of prison, who consequently died while still there.

See also

External links

  • TBA