Black Panther

The origin of the Marvel hero Black Panther, chief of the Panther tribe of the African nation Wakanda.

New poster and trailer for Marvel's 'Black Panther'

New poster and trailer for Marvel's 'Black Panther'

Marvel's latest trailer rouses excitement in ways we are least afforded in this day of superhero fandom. — "I have seen Gods fly. I've seen men build weapons that I can't even imagine. I've seen aliens drop from the sky, but I have never seen anything like this." It is THIS, Martin Freeman's character refers to as Marvel's latest standalone, Black Panther - directed and co-written by Ryan Coogler (Creed, Fruitvale Station) and set in the most prominent Bantu African nations run by non-white male and females. Need I say more?

'Black Panther' Movie to Leap Back into the 1990s

'Black Panther' Movie to Leap Back into the 1990s

Black Panther made his first mark in Captain America: Civil War, and his solo film is promising to be one of the most intriguing projects out of the MCU to date. Ryan Coogler is at the helm, and new reports have surfaced that indicate the film will flash back to T'Challa's early years while he attended school in America.

Ryan Coogler's Personal Mission with 'Black Panther'
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Ryan Coogler's Personal Mission with 'Black Panther'

Black Panther is already building up a seriously solid cast, and Ryan Coogler seems like the perfect man to helm the upcoming superhero picture.Recently, he spoke on the challenges of transitioning from indie filmmaking to Hollywood blockbusters, and seems intent on bringing the same personal engagement to Black Panther as he did on Fruitvale Station and Creed.

Ava DuVernay Will Not Direct Marvel's 'Black Panther'

Ava DuVernay Will Not Direct Marvel's 'Black Panther'

Last weekend, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige announced the studio will hire the directors for 'Black Panther' and 'Captain Marvel' very soon. One name that has been linked heavily with the job is 'Selma' director, Ava DuVernay. Feige said they have spoken about possibly helming 'Black Panther.' However, DuVernat spoke with Essence, via Variety, and claims she won't be directing the film.

Kevin Feige Confirms Marvel Have Met With 'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay Over 'Black Panther'

Kevin Feige Confirms Marvel Have Met With 'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay Over 'Black Panther'

Marvel President Kevin Feige has confirmed the studio is planning to have directors signed up for Black Panther and Captain Marvel soon. — Feige was interviewed by The Hollywood Reporter recently where he was asked about the directing jobs for the upcoming movies. "I think by the end of the summer, we’ll have most of those things. Black Panther especially," he said.