Just about everyone’s waiting for Denis Villeneuve’s remake of Frank Herbert’s Dune. Having grown up on the David Lynch version (and making my way through the novel), it has some big shoes to fill. Thankfully, what we’ve seen of it so far seems interesting. Villeneuve…
“Tell me, what do you know about Wakanda?”
The first teaser for Marvel’s Black Panther, directed by Ryan Coogler (Creed, Fruitvale Station) is up, giving the land of Wakanda it’s full attention. Showcased in Civil War, Wakanda holds a rich supply of Vibranium. Chadwick Boseman reprises this role as the Hero/King and finds him facing Ulysses Klaue (Andy Serkis). Coogler also reteams with Michael B. Jordan, who looks like he might be playing a villain of sorts.
Black Panther also features Martin Freeman, returning as Everett Ross, Danai Gurira (The Walking Dead), Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out), Angela Bassett (American Horror Story), Lupita Nyong’o (Queen of Katwe) and Issac de Bankole (Miami Vice, Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai).
Black Panther is due in theatres in Februrary of 2018.