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‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ makes Marvel history with international premiere

  ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ makes Marvel history with international premiere 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' makes history with its star-studded West African premiere days before its global release.The highly anticipated sequel to Black Panther had a momentous debut on November 6 at Filmhouse Cinemas IMAX Lekki in Lagos, marking the first time a Marvel movie has ever held a premiere in the Nigerian capital.

Warning: Spoilers for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever to follow.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has been making glamorous rounds with critics while running circles around the box office, and you can almost hear a sigh of relief from the Marvel Studios collective upon realizing that the worst-received phase of the MCU still managed to end on a high note. As we all look ahead to what sounds like a heavily-tuned remainder of the Multiverse Saga, here’s hoping that Wakanda Forever‘s momentum will be carried forward.

Most all Marvel films bear an ensemble cast of some sort, but the Black Panther sequel effectively redefined the sense of an MCU ensemble, boasting a number of fantastic performances that one could count on two hands. And the crown jewel of this collective masterclass was Angela Bassett, whose performance as Sovereign Queen Mother Ramonda has gone as far as to spark up some Oscars whispers.

Which Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Characters Survived Thanos' Snap?

  Which Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Characters Survived Thanos' Snap? Before 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' hits theaters, here's a guide to what the nation of Wakanda has been up to.The first Black Panther focused on T'Challa's ascent to the throne of Wakanda, following the death of his father T'Chaka (John Kani) in Captain America: Civil War. At first attempting to live up to his father's legacy, T'Challa saw that legacy challenged when his cousin N'Jadaka (Michael B. Jordan) — better known as "Erik Killmonger" — overthrew him as revenge for T'Chaka killing his father N'Jobu (Sterling K. Brown). Though T'Challa was able to take back his throne, he saw that Wakanda could share its gifts with the world.

Not all of her scenes made the cut, unfortunately, but for Bassett, some of them were absolutely necessary concessions. In an interview with Variety, the actress revealed that she filmed a scene with the young actor Divine Love Konadu-Sun, who portrayed Nakia and T’Challa’s son, also named T’Challa, most notably in Wakanda Forever‘s heart-squeezing mid-credits scene.

“I filmed a scene, What does Ramonda say? Oh, ‘Shuri, there’s something that I need to tell you.’ I went to Haiti, of course. I met him, I was introduced to him. [It was cut] to make it a surprise for the audience and to Shuri. It was the right way to go. Perfect to go about it.”

The scene saw Ramonda get introduced to T’Challa as his “Nanna,” and was ultimately cut to make the mid-credits scene, which introduced T’Challa, have a much more palpable emotional weight, so it’s for the best that it ended up being excised from the theatrical release.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is currently playing in theaters.

'Black Panther' Dora Milaje actor Janeshia Adams-Ginyard says she found out her character's name from fans .
Adams-Ginyard told Insider that she learned her Dora Milaje character's name through the credits of "The Falcon and The Winter Soldier."Near the start of the film, Graham's team is using a device created by Riri Williams to find vibranium deep in the Atlantic Ocean. They wind up disturbing Namor's people and get massacred as a result.

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