Letitia Wright’s Shuri will take on the legacy as new Black Panther from Chadwick Boseman’s T’Challa

Shuri will take over as the new Black Panther in future Marvel Cinematic Universe films.

Letitia Wright’s character, Shuri will be given a leading role in the future Marvel Cinematic Universe films. After Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman’s shocking death, this decision has been taken. Shuri is T’Challa’s sister in the MCU, and as per the expections of audiences, she can take over the mantle of Black Panther in the franchise’s coming Marvel movies.

As per the reports of We Got This Covered, sources indicate that Shuri will become a prominent member of a revamped Avengers lineup in future Marvel movies, after 2019’s Avengers: Endgame effectively concluded the first ‘saga’. It also mentioned that other characters that will comprise the superhero team incorporates Captain Marvel, Doctor Strange, Spider-Man, She-Hulk, War Machine, Sam Wilson’s Captain America, Shang-Chi, Yelena Belova’s Black Widow. Interestingly, the report has given out another name, Wolverine. The character will appear in the MCU, as the parent company Disney purchased 20th Centure Fox in a major takeover last year.

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Scarlett Johansson has already spoken about handing over the mantle of Black Widow to her co-star Florence Pugh, who plays Yelena Belova in the upcoming solo Black Widow film. The director Cate Shortland in snd interview to Empire said, “Kevin Feige realised that the audience would expect an origin story so, of course, we went in the opposite direction.” She further added, “And we didn’t know how great Florence Pugh would be. We knew she would be great, but we didn’t know how great. Scarlett is so gracious, like, ‘Oh, I’m handing her the baton.’ So it’s going to propel another female storyline.”

After Chadwick’s sudden death, Letitia paid tribute to him in a moving video. “A soul so beautiful, when you walked into a room, there was calm. You always moved with grace and ease,” she said in the video. “Every time I saw you, the world would be a better place,” she had added.