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Daniel Kaluuya Not Returning for ‘Black Panther 2’

Daniel Kaluuya will not be in the Black Panther sequel, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Rotten Tomatoes was first to report the news. Kaluuya, who will soon be seen in the Jordan Peele thriller Nope, played W’Kabi, the best friend to T’Challa/Black Panther and the husband of Okoye, played by Danai Gurira, who is expected to […]

Angela Bassett Says ‘Black Panther’ Sequel Will “Top” First Film

Angela Bassett says the Black Panther sequel will be even bigger and better than the first one. Appearing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, in an episode airing Monday, the star says the film will be “amazing” and called writer-director Ryan Coogler “the perfect leader.” Noting she couldn’t reveal too much, she said: “It’s going to […]

‘Black Panther’ Director Ryan Coogler Mistaken for Bank Robber

Black Panther director Ryan Coogler was mistaken for a bank robber at an Atlanta branch of Bank of America and was briefly handcuffed before local police officers realized he was “never in the wrong.” The Atlanta police department admitted that Coogler’s detention was a case of mistaken identity, and Bank of America said it had […]

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Joins ‘Avengers,’ ‘Black Panther’ in Elite A+ CinemaScore Club

Sony and Marvel Studios’ Spider-Man: No Way Home is the smartest, coolest kid in Hollywood. Not only is the new tentpole shattering records at the weekend box office, it has become only the fourth live-action superhero movie ever to earn an A+ CinemaScore from audiences. The other three are The Avengers (2012), Black Panther (2018) […]

Dorothy Steel, Actress in ‘Black Panther,’ Dies at 95

Dorothy Steel, an actress in Black Panther, has died. She was 95. Steel’s agent Cindy Butler announced the news on Facebook, writing that Steel died Friday morning at her home in Detroit. “Thank you Ms. Dorothy for giving me the opportunity to ride this wave with you,” wrote Butler. “Thank you for all the Casting Directors who […]

John Ashton Thomas, Conductor and Orchestrator on ‘Black Panther,’ Dies at 60

John Ashton Thomas, the British composer, arranger, conductor and orchestrator who contributed to the Oscar-winning score of Black Panther and worked on more than 160 other films, has died. He was 60. Thomas’ death Oct. 4 was announced by music publisher Manners McDade and Trinity Laban, the London college where he had taught since 1992 as […]

Why ‘Copshop’ Star Alexis Louder Had Her Role Rewritten for Her

The common takeaway from Joe Carnahan’s Copshop is that Alexis Louder steals the show, which is saying something for a movie that also stars action heavyweights Gerard Butler and Frank Grillo. In the action thriller, Louder plays a young police officer named Valerie Young, whose background in the U.S. Army comes in handy as her […]

Fans, Marvel Colleagues Share Beautiful, Sorrowful Tributes Marking One Year Since Chadwick Boseman’s Death

Social media was flooded on Saturday with emotional tributes to Chadwick Boseman, marking that one year had passed since the beloved actor’s death. Fans and Marvel colleagues shared their sorrowful posts, which also celebrated the Oscar-nominated and Golden Globe-winning actor for his many contributions to the arts. One of those people was Lupita Nyong’o, Boseman’s […]

Letitia Wright Hospitalized With Minor Injuries After Stunt Incident on ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’

Letitia Wright was briefly hospitalized in Boston on Wednesday with minor injuries after an incident on the set of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. “Letitia Wright sustained minor injuries today while filming a stunt for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. She is currently receiving care in a local hospital and is expected to be released soon,” a […]

‘Black Panther’ Sequel Adds Michaela Coel

The Black Panther sequel has added multihyphenate Michaela Coel to its ranks, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Coel, who most recently released HBO series I May Destroy You to critical acclaim and four Emmy nominations, will join filmmaker Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, which is currently filming in Atlanta. It is expected that much of […]

Cynthia Erivo, H.E.R. Set for Hollywood Bowl’s Summer Lineup

After the historic cancellation of its 2020 season, the Hollywood Bowl is returning this summer with a star-studded lineup. The iconic Los Angeles venue will reopen to the public on July 3 with its signature Fireworks Spectacular celebration, this year featuring Kool & the Gang and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra led by Principal Conductor Thomas […]

Marvel Unveils ‘Black Panther 2’ Title, First ‘Eternals’ Footage and More

The studio also reveals the 'Captain Marvel' sequel is titled 'The Marvels' and sets release dates for 'Ant-Man 3' and 'Guardians of the Galaxy 3.'