Michaela Coel, the star of BBC One/HBO collection I Might Destroy You, has boarded the solid of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther sequel. In keeping with Selection, Coel has joined director Ryan Coogler at Atlanta’s Pinewood Studios, the place manufacturing on the sequel, titled Black Panther: Wakanda Perpetually, started final month.
Her character particulars have been stored underneath wraps.
Black Panther, which launched in 2018, was the primary superhero to characteristic a just about all-black solid, led by Chadwick Boseman.
The sequel was anticipated to begin manufacturing final 12 months however after the sudden demise of Boseman in August 2020 attributable to colon cancer, the studio needed to alter its plan.
A lot of the solid of Marvel’s first Black Panther movie, which incorporates Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Daniel Kaluuya, and Winston Duke, is returning for the much-awaited follow-up film.
The sequel is not going to recast Boseman’s function of T’Challa aka superhero Black Panther.
Coel discovered world fame final 12 months after the huge success of her BBC One/HBO collection I Might Destroy You. She not too long ago acquired 4 Emmy nominations.
Along with writing, directing and producing, Coel starred within the present as a preferred author processing rape trauma in up to date London.
The British star has additionally featured in Netflix packages Black Mirror and Chewing Gum in addition to movies Been So Lengthy and Star Wars: The Final Jedi.