Saturday, 26 May, 2018

The Writer of 'Black Panther' Comic Wasn't Invited to the Premiere

BBC Minute: on Black Panther IN PHOTOS: 'Black Panther' cast delivers next-level slayage on red carpet
Melody Ballard | 03 February, 2018, 02:26

Actors usually have a short period of time before filming starts to buckle down and whip themselves into superhuman shape.

Even though it won't be released for another two and a half weeks, Marvel's Black Panther film is already setting records. And then it occurred to me, oh, I should get tickets, too, so that I can be there when the movie hits theaters and I can experience it with everybody. However, Black Panther is rivalling these calls in, at least, a cultural manner and can be placed in a similar boat the "Wonder Woman" that aired previous year. It follows T'Challa (Boseman) after the death of his father, the king of the fictional African nation of Wakanda, and his ascension to the throne.

The film features a largely black cast including Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan and Lupita Nyong'o. "Solid action, smart story, tons of personality".

Around 30 black characters have donned the lycra for the big screen since the early 1990s, including Marvel's Falcon (Anthony Mackie since 2014), Wesley Snipes's titular vampire hunter in Blade (1998) and Halle Berry's Kenyan princess Storm in four X-men movies.

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The World of Wakana series in which Gay contributed was called after just six editions, with one of Marvel's vice presidents had attributed poor comic sales to "diversity".

"Black Panther" doesn't premiere until February 16, but the long-awaited Marvel comic film starring a black superhero, T'Challa, who becomes king of the African nation Wakanda following his father's death, has been getting rave reviews. "It's an entertaining movie". "The action is predictably very bad, but this is the first MCU film that has an actual sense of identity & history & musicality".

Full length reviews of the Black Panther aren't allowed to be released until February 6, but there has been no stopping the reactions being shared on social media.

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