Ryan Coogler Will Direct & Write the 'Black Panther' Sequel

The original filmmaker is back on board.

Entertainment
4,953 Hypes 5 Comments

As expected, it looks like original Black Panther filmmaker Ryan Coogler has officially signed on to direct and write the mega-hit’s forthcoming sequel.

The Hollywood Reporter first broke the news, noting that Coogler and Marvel were said to have”quietly closed a deal.” Coogler will reportedly pen the script in 2019, while the studio plans to begin production in “late 2019 or early 2020.” Currently, Coogler is busy executive producing Creed 2 and LeBron James’ Space Jam sequel; he’s also working with Michael B. Jordan on putting together the drama Wrong Answer.

While an official statement has yet to surface, we’ll keep you updated as more information becomes available.

Last month, Marvel Comics revealed plans for a comic book series about Black Panther villain Killmonger.

Read Full Article
Source
THR

Join Our Discussions on Discord

The HYPEBEAST Discord Server is a community where conversations on cultural topics can be taken further.

418 Users Online

What to Read Next

Sneakersnstuff's New Reebok DMX Run 10 Collab Celebrates the Store's Heritage
Footwear

Sneakersnstuff's New Reebok DMX Run 10 Collab Celebrates the Store's Heritage

A nod to the original Stockholm location.

Fyre Festival Founder Billy McFarland Given 6-Year Prison Sentence
Music

Fyre Festival Founder Billy McFarland Given 6-Year Prison Sentence

“Mr. McFarland has been dishonest most of his life.”

Kinfolk Celebrates Ten-Year Anniversary With a Bevy of Collaborative Drops
Fashion

Kinfolk Celebrates Ten-Year Anniversary With a Bevy of Collaborative Drops

Exclusive from WACKO MARIA, Carhartt WIP, Converse and more.


adidas CEO: Market Share of Luxury Sneakers is "Irrelevant"
Footwear

adidas CEO: Market Share of Luxury Sneakers is "Irrelevant"

Brands like Balenciaga, Gucci and Versace are a “minuscule part of the market.”

RZA Announces New Wu-Tang Clan TV Series
Music

RZA Announces New Wu-Tang Clan TV Series

Introducing ‘Wu-Tang: An American Saga.’

Run the Jewels Reconnect for "Let's Go (The Royal We)"
Music

Run the Jewels Reconnect for "Let's Go (The Royal We)"

A new single for the ‘Venom’ soundtrack.

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Help us serve you better

We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBEAST ads, where we can share contents from the latest fashion, to those culturally relevant. In adding HYPEBEAST to your ad blocker's whitelist, ads on our sites will show while you continue to browse.