As the worldwide opening of Marvel's "Black Panther" approaches, following its Los Angeles premiere on January 29, South African entertainers continue to make us proud. That said, it nearly added a little more Marvel history to its runtime according to director Ryan Coogler.
"All the emotions and aspects of the character can be shown. with that accent, and we have to take the opportunity to show that", Boseman added.
The movie stars Chadwick Boseman in the lead role along with Michael B Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Martin Freeman and Daniel Kaluuya. He'll tell you what he believes in. "He's willing to put himself through sickness in order to get the right thing on the screen", noted Boseman.
Born in SC, the son of a nurse and an upholstery entrepreneur, Boseman has roots in the west African state of Sierra Leone.
The actor also hopes that people will watch this movie and see the hero in themselves, even if it is a white person.
Asked for a highlight, she said, "To see all these handsome, talented black people all in one place, this black nation, coming together, technologically advanced with so much swag and brilliance". On Wednesday, several artists featured on Black Panther: The Album shared its cover and tracklist via social media.
While formal reviews are now under embargo, the reactions from those in attendance are extremely positive. T'challa is also the protector of his kingdom in the storyline - while he made his first appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Civil War, his story dates back years in the comic series.