Black Panther And Why You Are Racist If This Doesn’t Interest You

So rumor has it that the powers that be, in understanding that their Marvel universe needs expansion, are planning on not only getting an Ant-Man movie out (which could be cool), but there are also plans for a Black Panther film.  Now before everyone goes all “this wont work in film” I’ll ask the question: why?  Most of the people who’ll say this largely don’t read comics, let alone Black Panther comics, which leads me to believe, you probably just don’t think there is a place for black superheroes.

Is odd as it seems, the ONLY place where I think it would be well-received or accepted would be in the Marvel universe.  Because they control the vision of their characters, important themes don’t get left by the wayside.  Besides Wakanda has been alluded to in Iron Man 2, Cap’s shield is made of Vibranium, which comes from Wakanda, and before that from an alien meteor, so all of the elements are in place.  Black Panther in the Avengers cartoon is almost exactly how he would play in this universe.  He’s like their Batman.  There sometimes, and not their others. Very mysterious and always in the shadows. I think there are a number of actors who could pull this off, but Chwietel Ejiofor seems like the best choice.

I hope that one of the secret Marvel films in the next two years is this.

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3 thoughts on “Black Panther And Why You Are Racist If This Doesn’t Interest You

  1. peter says:

    I texted Russ earlier saying that I was writing pretty much the exact same article. I agree completely with Chwietel Ejiofor as the lead.

    I also LOVE Black Panther in the cartoon. It’s tough because i want him in the shadows a bit. Think it would be really awesome if the next Captain America movie dealt with Wakanda and that was our intro to T’Challa. I’m really interested in the two of them interacting on screen.

    A solo movie would be tough to write. But i think it would make a ton of money.

  2. Dunn says:

    I third Chwietel Ejiofor. This movie needs to happen.

  3. johnnytigs says:

    I haven’t been this excited for a super hero movie since Steel!

    I thought Black Panther in the Avengers cartoon was outstanding and this can only be a great thing

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