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Wakanda Forever! Black Panther 2 Secures Ryan Coogler to Write and Direct

Marvel is going back to Wakanda and T’Challa won’t be the only leader taking the trip. Read More >>

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Black Panther Has Its Eyes Set on a Lot of Oscars

While the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is trying to figure out how to save face after the whole “Best Popular Film” category fiasco, Marvel Studios has been preparing to submit Black Panther for more Oscars than you ever would have imagined. Read More >>

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If Wakanda Had World Cup Uniforms, They’d Look Like This

With Wakanda getting more involved in the affairs of the world after the events of Black Panther, one has to imagine major sports events are on the agenda, right after sharing advanced technology and helping the planet survive alien cataclysms. Which means it’s probably time they put together some football teams. Read More >>

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This University Student Gave a Presentation on Wakanda That Fooled His Professor

Ah, college. A beautiful time of learning, social exploration, and making up complete bullshit. Read More >>

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This Video Breaks Down the Special Effects Witchcraft of Black Panther’s Car Chase

Black Panther’s special effects have gotten a remarkable amount of attention. More than most films, we have substantial insight into how the effects were made, and why some effects turned out better than others. It’s exciting, really. Read More >>

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GLAAD Calls Out Marvel and WB for Not Acknowledging Their LGBTQ Movie Characters

Every year, GLAAD (the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) publishes an analysis of the current state of LGBTQ representation in Hollywood. This year’s analysis took Marvel and Warner Bros. to task for some of their most recent blockbusters. Read More >>

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A Lot of Work Went Into Digitally Recreating Chadwick Boseman’s Muscles in Black Panther

Wired sat down with Method Studios’ Visual Effects Supervisor Daryl Sawchuk to discuss the studio’s extensive post-production work on Black Panther. Included: this cool video, which includes some interesting behind-the-scenes secrets on how the artists digitally costumed actors Chadwick Boseman and Michael B. Jordan. Read More >>

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For the Love of God, Stop Asking the Black Panther Cast to Do the ‘Wakanda Forever’ Salute

The cast of Marvel’s Black Panther has been touring the world for months promoting their movie in interviews and red carpets where they’re inevitably asked to do the iconic “Wakanda Forever” salute. While there’s a lot to discuss about Black Panther, the one question that virtually everyone involved in the movie has been asked at some point isn’t about the film’s plot at all—it’s a request to do the salute. And honestly, it’s about time that we let those poor people do whatever the hell they want to do with their arms. Read More >>

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Thanks to Infinity War, Marvel May Need a New Strategy to Promote Its Upcoming Releases

Once you’ve seen Avengers: Infinity War and processed your emotions, the questions begin to sink in. Did that really happen? What’s next for them? And then you look at the bigger picture and think, what about next year? Read More >>

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Here’s How They Did Michael B. Jordan’s Makeup for Black Panther

It took a team of makeup artists led by Joel Harlow hours to create, map out, and apply the scars that adorn Killmonger's body. As showcased in a video by Insider, Harlow’s work, which involved 3,000 prosthetic dots, each representing a scar on Killmonger’s body, was meticulous and impressive. Read More >>

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The Black Panther Director’s Commentary Reveals the Sad Fate of Killmonger’s Mother

In Black Panther, Killmonger’s backstory includes a mother whose presence is hugely influential but never seen: his father, N’Jobu (Sterling K Brown), fell in love with her, and that love caused N’Jobu to open his mind to the outside world, a choice that would come to transform Wakanda forever. But what happens to her? Read More >>

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Black Panther Has Beaten Titanic to Become the Third Highest Grossing US Theatrical Release of All Time

For years, James Cameron’s Titanic was the golden standard by which all American theatrical releases were judged, the magic money maker that no one would ever beat. Then, Cameron himself beat it, with Avatar, and a few years later Star Wars: The Force Awakens rocketed past both of those. Read More >>

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This Avengers: Infinity War Trailer Has Lots of Wakanda and One Beautiful Reunion

Marvel released a new TV spot for Infinity War today, and it packs in a tonne of new footage to its short runtime. Read More >>