Wakanda is indeed forever as Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” is the most-watched Marvel film premiere on Disney+ globally, based on hours streamed in its first five days.
Directed by Ryan Coogler, launched on Disney+ on February 1st, after its theatrical debut November 11, 2022. While Disney did not provide any specific viewing numbers for the movie’s streaming performance, and that the claim is based on the media conglomerate’s own internal measurements; this news is exciting and further proves Chadwick Boseman’s legacy.
The hit Marvel sequel takes place following the death of Chadwick Boseman’s King T’Challa with the people of Wakanda grieving his loss and searching for a way for their kingdom to endure. Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett), Shuri (Letitia Wright), M’Baku (Winston Duke), Okoye (Danai Gurira) and the Dora Milaje (including Florence Kasumba) fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King T’Challa’s death.
As the Wakandans strive to embrace their next chapter, the heroes must band together with the help of War Dog Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o) and Everett Ross (Martin Freeman) and forge a new path for the kingdom of Wakanda.Introducing Tenoch Huerta Mejía as Namor, ruler of a hidden undersea nation, the film also stars Dominique Thorne, Michaela Coel, Mabel Cadena and Alex Livinalli.
Produced by Kevin Feige and Nate Moore is now nominated for five Academy Awards®. Fans of the film can watch behind-the-scenes footage and interviews of the making of the movie in “Assembled: The Making of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” streaming on Disney+ February 8.