Marvel’s Black Panther 2 to begin filming in July 2021 sans Chadwick Boseman

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The sequel to the superhit superhero film Black Panther will begin filming in July next year, in Atlanta. Also Read – Disneyland pays tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman aka Black Panther with a beautiful art work – view pic

The sequel was temporarily put on hold after the sudden demise of Chadwick Boseman, who played the titular superhero, last year. Initially, the plan was to start production in March next year, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Also Read – RIP Chadwick Boseman: Marvel gives an emotional tribute to the Black Panther actor, ‘You will always be our King’ – watch video

Now, several sources state that Marvel is looking at readying the sequel for a shoot, which will start in Atlanta in July and last for six months. Also Read – Chadwick Boseman’s final tweet becomes the most liked post on Twitter ever — read details

Mexican actor Tenoch Huerta is in talks to play one of the antagonists. Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke and Angela Bassett are expected to return for the next chapter, with many hinting that Wright’s character Shuri may take on a more prominent role.

There has been no update yet on who might take over late Boseman’s central role and neither has the studio revealed its plans on how they will proceed without Boseman, although they have indicated that they will not use CGI to include the late star in the film.

Boseman shot to global superstardom playing Black Panther and his alter ego, T’Challa, in the 2018 film. He was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016. In August, the actor died at home in Los Angeles, with his wife and family members by his side.

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