FIRST PHOTOS FROM WAKANDA
|The panther roars next February!|
IN THE HEART OF WAKANDA
In Marvel lore, T’Challa’s homeland is the site of massive natural
deposits of Vibranium, the near-mystical metal that comprises Captain
America’s shield, is woven into his BLACK PANTHER, and has allowed the
people of Wakanda to make technological leaps nearly a century ahead of
the rest of the world.
But as T’Challa learns upon ascending the throne, the minute others know
you have something valuable, someone
will try to take it from you.
In self-defence, Wakanda has closed itself off from the other nations of
Earth, maintaining a false front that it’s a mere third-world nowhere –
full of mines, farms, and jungle creatures.
The truth is, its mines
produce the rarest, most precious metal on earth, its fields grows the
Heart Shaped Herb, a Vibranium enriched plant
that grants its leaders
superhuman strength, and its jungle creatures provide inspiration for
one of the sleekest superheroes to ever leap from the page to the
|The fighting in the film is based on Brazilian capoeira|
|Meet the royal court of Wakanda!|
|The royal fight at the court of Wakanda!|
|The King of Wakanda, Black Panther|
MEET THE REST OF THE CAST
Lupita Nyong’o plays Nakia, a covert agent whose job is to stifle word of Wakanda’s secrets, hunting down its enemies with deadly force. Charismatic Michael B. Jordan is Erik Killmonger, a dissident from
the country and aspiring prince who has colluded with a hostile foreign adversary in a bid to bring down the rightful heir to Wakanda’s throne.
He has aligned with Andy Serkis’ Ulysses Klaue, the Vibranium poacher who instead of an arm has a piece of sonic mining equipment
stolen from Wakanda, but the real danger is what he could tell the outside world about the nation’s secrets. T’Challa is also facing an
unrest among the tribal leaders of Wakanda, who fear the young king is repeating his father’s mistakes by engaging too much with the outside
world. Angela Bassett is Ramonda, the mother of the king. Danai
Gurira is the head of the Dora Milaje, the all-female special soldiers
unit that protects the kingdom! Martin Freeman is C.I.A. agent Everett K. Ross who teams up with the king to prevent Wakanda from being dragged into a world war.
|Chadwick Boseman takes the lead role of the king of Wakanda|
|Lupita Nyong'o's Nakia|
|Black Panther's suit is made of precious Vibranium|
|Michael B. Jordan is KillMonger|
|Daniel Kaluuya is W’Kabi, the head of security for the Border Tribe|
|Angela Bassett is Wakanda's Queen Mother|