According to a source, Danai Gurira Black Panther star, will reprise her role as a Okaoye in Marvel’s upcoming Black Panther Disney plus show. Since Chadwick Boseman’s debut as Black Panther in Captain America: civil war, Marvel studio has gained a lot of success with the Black Panther franchise. Ever since the release of Black Panther’s first solo film in 2018, it has become one of the important franchise of Marvel Universe.
From Danai Gurira Black Panther Star returning to the release of Black Panther Spin-off, Here’s everything we have on the upcoming series
Directed by Ryan Coogler, Black Panther made over one billion dollars at the box office. Plus, the movie was nominated for best picture and in other eight categories as well, out of which they brought 3 golden statues home and became an international sensation. This success of Black Panther guaranteed that it is going to be one of the major Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise in the future.
Due to the sudden death of Chadwick Boseman, Marvel Studios decided not to replace Chadwick as Black panther to honour his memory. Mahatma Gandhi however they will continue to tell stories in the Black Panther world. Coogler is working hard on the sequel, Black Panther: Wakanda forever. Apart from this, he is also working on a Disney plus series which is a spin-off series focused on the Kingdom of Wakanda.
Ryan Coogler’s production company named Proximity media recently made a 5 year deal with Disney which states that they will be developing shows across their media dominion. At present, only one of their project is confirmed that is the Black Panther spin-off series. We can’t wait to watch the spin-off on Disney plus.
Danai Gurira Black Panther star reprises her role as Okoye for the upcoming Black Panther Disney Plus show
No confirmed details have been revealed about the upcoming Black Panther Disney plus series till now. However, one important cast member was revealed recently. The Hollywood Reporter recently did an article on the topmost lawyers of Hollywood. Their list of top lawyers included Jamie Mandelbaum as well and he spoke about one of his deals that involved Marvel’s upcoming Black Panther show.
Jamie Mandelbaum reportedly made a deal for Danai Gurira Black Panther star to portray Okoye one more time in the upcoming Disney plus series followed by the release of Black Panther: Wakanda forever. Though her return has not been officially announced by Marvel Studios yet, we’re sure about her return as no one can play Okoye as beautifully as her.
After the Official announcement for the upcoming Black Panther Disney plus show, fans started to wonder who will return from the cast of the movie for the upcoming show. Danai Gurira’s return as Okoye shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone, it’s pretty obvious for her character to return as without Okoye the Black Panther franchise will be incomplete. She might be a supporting character but in the last few years, she has won over several thousand hearts.
Danai Gurira’s Okoye is the head of Wakanda’s Royal guard battalion known as the Dora Milaje consisting of only strong and smart female warriors. The upcoming Black Panther series is all set to explore deeper parts of Wakanda and for this the all-female squad is the obvious choice. This isn’t Gurira’s first time starring in a television series as she had play Michonne in The Walking Dead for many seasons.
Apart from Danai Gurira, who else will be returning from Black Panther’s cast?
With the return of Okoye, chances of Florence Kasumba’s Ayo and the rest of the members of the Dora Milaje returning for the show appears higher. However the return of the rest of the cast including Shuri, Nakia, M’Baku and Ramonda is unknown.
For more details about the Black Panther Disney plus show to come out, it might take some time as the show is still in the very early stages in terms of production. Right now Ryan coogler is putting all his attention and focus on the sequel, Black Panther: Wakanda forever, which is said to have a pretty long production process and considering the sudden demise of the lead of the movie it is inclined to be more sentimental than before.
When will the production of the Black Panther Disney plus show commence?
Given Coogar’s dedication towards the Black Panther sequel, it’s possible that the upcoming Disney plus Black Panther show might not start it’s development process until after the sequels production is complete. If the sources are true and the upcoming Disney plus show is actually an origin story of the current characters of Wakanda, then its going to be a whole new adventure. Also, we’ll be curious to see how the Marvel studios will address the absence of T’Challa in a prequel.
Fans were already excited for the sequel of Black Panther, but now they have one more reason to be excited for. We’re sure that the upcoming Black Panther show will bring some new adventures for us and will be worth the wait. Till the stay home, stay safe!