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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is Finally Here, But What’s Going on with Letitia Wright?

Wright speaks out about her on-set injury .. but not her vaccination status

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The Black Panther sequel, Wakanda Forever, is finally here after years of anticipation. Following the life-altering original Black Panther film, the sequel has much to live up to. And after the tragic passing of Chadwick Boseman, who played the titular role, fans were wondering how the film would honor his legacy.

If you, like me, have been overflowing with pent up excitement as you waited for the sequel, I will not spoil the film. But know that this elegant tribute will meet your expectations — and possibly leave you sobbing on the way home.

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We'll Watch Michaela Coel in Anything

We couldn't have dreamed up a better combination than "Black Panther" and Michaela Coel.

Michaela Coel at the Black Panther premiere ... foreshadowing?

As if we weren't already waiting at the edge of our seats for the Black Panther sequel, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, the news that Michaela Coel has been cast has just sparked a new wave of excitement.

The British actress is acclaimed for her diverse array of talents, from writing and directing to showrunning and producing and, of course, acting. She has shown off her comedic chops in her hit series, Chewing Gum, as well as her talents for drama in the incredible, heartbreakingly revelatory I May Destroy You and has made forays into the sci-fi and fantasy genres with projects like Black Earth Rising and Black Mirror.

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Film Lists

10 Best Female Characters in the MCU

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has not always done justice to women, but recent years have given us some iconic female characters

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The Marvel Cinematic Universe has not always been kind to women.

The franchise initially focused pretty exclusively on white men and garnered so much success doing so that their argument for not featuring marginalized groups in more prominent ways was their fear of compromising their fanbase.

However, over the past few years, fans and actors have successfully advocated for films that focus on heroes from marginalized communities and feature them in more prominent, complex roles.

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FADE IN:

EXT. BEVERLY HILLS MANSION — NIGHT

MICHAEL (71, balding, white) sits across from LISA (64, slim, white) at a poolside table, looking out over Los Angeles lit up beneath them. Michael's tie is undone, and shirt partially unbuttoned to reveal a shock of greying chest hair he takes a long, satisfied drag on a CIGARETTE, then passes it to Lisa, who draws on it thoughtfully, looking into the middle distance.

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Ryan Coogler Is Developing a Series About Wakanda for Disney+

The Black Panther creator has new partnerships with Disney+ in the works

When Black Panther came out in February 2018, it was an instant hit.

As part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the film's success was expected, but helmed by a majority Black cast and not directly tied to the continuous storyline, the scale of its success was in question. However, the film shattered all expectations — partly because of the fervor of Black audiences, partly because of the fanaticism of Marvel stans, but mostly because it was just a really good movie.

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Kendrick Lamar is as prolific as he is innovative.

The Compton emcee is considered one of the greatest rappers of his generation. He's covered California gang culture, Black adolescence, and social justice in an almost cinematic fashion. The man known as Kung-Fu Kenny is a favorite amongst his peers, die-hard Hip-Hop fans, and even former presidents.

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