‘Black Panther’ sequel to begin filming in July 2020

Black Panther sequel was put on hold after the sudden death of Chadwick Boseman, who played the titular role.

Marvel’s plans for the Black Panther sequence is set in motion.

The sequel plans got sidelined due to the sudden and unexpected death of star Chadwick Boseman, who the titular role in the film. Boseman died on August 28 this year after a long battle with colon cancer. Initially, the movie was to start production in March next year.

The sequel will begin filming in July 2021 in Atlanta, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film is currently scheduled to be released on May 6, 2022.

According to the sources, Tenoch Huerta, star of Netflix’s ‘Narcos: Mexico’ is in talks to play one of the antagonists. Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, and Angela Bassett are expected to return for the sequel.

Still, there is no information on who would the titular role. Marvel Studios have not made any comments. Although, it has indicated that it will not use CGI to include the late star in the film.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, it’s the first time since 2009, Marvel hasn’t released any movie.