2018 is shaping up to be a great year for Marvel fans, and leading the charge is Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther, which will bring audiences into the mystery and adventure of the land of Wakanda and it’s royal avenger.
Following the path of some awesome trailers, a whole new batch of images have been released showcasing plenty of cool moments from the upcoming film.
Chief among these is the explosive confrontation between Boseman’s King T’Challa and Michael B. Jordan’s usurper Erik Killmonger. A Wakandan exile, Killmonger desires the crown of the Black Panther and has no qualms about declaring all-out war on T’Challa and his followers leading the two men to a deadly dual for the right to rule.
The images also shed a light on new characters that fans will be introduced to in the film including T’Challa’s former lover and Wakandan spy Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o), his sister and Wakandan tech expert Shuri (Letitia Wright) and the fearsome M’Baku (Winston Duke), a challenger to the throne of Wakanda, and who rules over the dangerous Gorilla cult, who are the mortal enemies of the Wakandan Panther cult.
Black Panther will be released in cinemas on February 15, 2018 in NZ.
Images: Walt Disney Pictures