The official 6 month countdown to the fabulousness that is Marvel Studios’ Black Panther has begun. With a release date of February 16, 2018, fanboys and fangirls have 6 months and 8 days to geek out over images and trailers for the enigmatic ruler of Wakanda.
Boasting a who’s who of Black Hollywood, Black Panther has tapped some immense talent to carry the MCU into 2018 and beyond. Chadwick Boseman, Academy Award winners Lupita N’yongo and Forrest Whitaker, Academy Award nominee Angela Bassett, Danai Gurira and Michael B. Jordan round out a cast that not only looks gorgeous onscreen but have the acting chops to back up those looks.
Directed by Ryan Coogler (Fruitvale Station, Creed), the hype surrounding Black Panther has been significant, even for an MCU film. Check out the hashtag #BlackPantherSoLit on Twitter to see fan reactions to what’s sure to be a new favorite of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.