Disney Pushes ‘Black Panther’ Sequel To November 2022

Disney Pushes ‘Black Panther’ Sequel To November 2022

Marvel fans will have to wait a while longer for the premiere of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever!

As previously reported, the Black Panther sequelBlack Panther: Wakanda Forever–started production in Atlanta earlier this year. Additionally, the film was originally slated to debut in theatres on July 8th, 2022.

However, according to recent reports, Disney has delayed the highly-anticipated sequel’s release. Specifically, the media giant decided to push the debut of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever to Nov. 11th, 2022–over a year from now!

This news comes amid reports that Black Panther star Dorothy Steel–who made her acting debut at 88–died at the age of 95. The actress passed away at her Detroit, Michigan home this past Friday (Oct. 15th). She was in the process of filming Black Panther: Wakanda Forever when she died, and her publicist revealed Dorothy Steel had told her

“This [is] going to be my last role.”

Dorothy Steel

Dorothy Steel as the Merchant Tribe Elder in ‘Black Panther’

Additionally, it’s worth noting that Black Panther: Wakanda Forever isn’t the only film Disney has pushed back. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness was delayed from March 25th to May 6th, 2022.

Thor: Love and Thunder also got pushed from May 6th back to July 8th, 2022–the Black Panther sequel’s original premiere date.

The Marvels–originally slated to debut in November 2022–has also been pushed to early 2023, while Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania was moved from Feb. 17th to July 23rd, 2023. Disney also fully removed four untitled Marvel films from the 2023 schedule.

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Authored by: Nick Fenley