Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has officially begun production!
The sequel to 2018's Black Panther will address the passing of Chadwick Boseman, as his legacy will be preserved as his character will not be recast. Other members of the original cast are set to return.
Production started in Atlanta, and Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige admitted that the absence of Boseman is "very emotional,"
"Everyone is also very excited to bring the world of Wakanda back to the public and back to the fans. We’re going to do it in a way that would make Chad proud." Feige said. "Wakanda is a place to further explore with characters and different subcultures. This was always and initially the primary focus of the next story."
The sequel will be accompanied by a Black Panther spinoff series on Disney+, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever will release on July 8th, 2022.