Boseman, who died from colon cancer earlier this year, played the lead character of King T’Challa in the hit 2018 Marvel movie.
According to a tweet by the studio, Black Panther 2 will “explore the world of Wakanda & the rich characters introduced in the first film.”
Black Panther 2, opening July 8, 2022, is being written & directed by Ryan Coogler. Honoring Chadwick Boseman’s legacy & portrayal of T’Challa, @MarvelStudios will not recast the character, but will explore the world of Wakanda & the rich characters introduced in the first film.— Disney (@Disney) December 11, 2020
Like the first, Black Panther 2 will be written and directed by Creed’s Ryan Coogler. It is expected to be released on 8 July, 2022.