The Walt Disney Company, in partnership with African International Film Festival (AFRIFF) and FilmOne Entertainment, today announced that Nigeria will host the official African premiere of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
The highly anticipated next installment in the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe, the follow-up to 2018’s box office sensation Black Panther, will bring a new chapter to the Kingdom of Wakanda to Lagos in early November. Friday, November 11, 2022, across Africa.
Through its partnership with AFRIFF and FilmOne, the film will serve to host film industry stakeholders from across Africa and around the world as the continent-wide celebration begins. High points include the presence of high-profile dignitaries and Nollywood celebrities, with more announcements to come.
Marvel Studios’ Black Panther remains the #1 film in both East and West Africa, and BlackPanther: Wakanda Forever will welcome familiar faces while introducing all-new characters. The film follows Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett), Shuri (Letitia Wright), Mubaku (Winston Duke), Okoye (Danai Gurira), and Dora Mirage (including Florence Kasumba) to defend their country against intervening world powers. fight. After the death of King T’Challa. As the Wakandans struggle to embrace the next chapter, the heroes must band together with the help of war dogs Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o) and Everett Ross (Martin Freeman) to blaze a new trail for the Kingdom of Wakanda. must be Featuring Tenokhuel Tamejia as Namor, the king of a kingdom hidden under the sea, the film also stars Dominique He Thorne, Michaela Coel, Mabel Cadena, and Alex Livinari.
Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is distributed in the English West Africa region by FilmOne Entertainment. Co-founders Moses Babatope and Kenne Okwusa are enthusiastic about the premiere and release of the film. celebrated for a long time. We are thrilled to be working with The Walt Disney Company to bring to life a spectacular African premiere, and while we are fully committed, we are putting all our arsenal into delivering the title’s significant box office success. .
AFRIFF founder Chioma Ude reflects on the importance of the African premiere in Nigeria and his first relationship with the festival in November. of this landmark film here in Africa. This represents further bridging the gap between the global film industry and is huge for the African continent,” she said.
Christine Service, Senior Vice President and General Manager, The Walt Disney Company Africa, said: “Working closely with her long-time distribution partner FilmOne and this his relationship with AFRIFF, we look forward to a great celebration with Nigerian filmgoers and Black Panther his fans.”
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, directed by Ryan Coogler and produced by Kevin Feige and Nate Moore, hits theaters November 11, 2022.