Chadwick Boseman Says Black Panther Is Unlike Any Other Marvel Movie
The new Black Panther trailer and poster recently dropped (see below!) and while speaking with Total Film Magazine, Chadwick Bosemann offers up that the Black Panther movie is truly unique.
Chadwick Boseman also recently filmed Marshall and is asked about how different being on the set of Marshall is compared to Marvel's Black Panther.
It's a much different experience. You're talking about a big budget film versus a small film. Shooting on location in Buffalo, New York versus a studio movie, where most of it is shot on much, much larger sets. Though we actually had the same wardrobe designer for both movies, Ruth Carter, so you really get to see the scope of the challenge.
I will say that shooting Black Panther was unlike any other movie - Marvel movie, superhero movie - that's ever been done, just because of the cultural aspect. At some point, it rivaled the culture of Get On Up because of the African influence and music and dance. It was quite a ritual experience, and a rites of passage for a lot of people.
Black Panther has a February 16, 2018 release starring ChadwickBoseman (“Captain America: Civil War,” “Get on Up”), Michael B. Jordan (“Creed,” “Fruitvale Station”), Academy Award winner LupitaNyong’o (“Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” “12 Years a Slave”), Danai Gurira (“The Walking Dead,” upcoming “All Eyez on Me”), Martin Freeman (“Hobbit” trilogy, “Sherlock”), Daniel Kaluuya (upcoming “Get Out,” “Sicario”), with Academy Award® nominee Angela Bassett (“American Horror Story,” “London Has Fallen”), with Academy Award® winner Forest Whitaker (“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” Lee Daniels’ “The Butler”), and Andy Serkis (“Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”). Additional cast members include Letitia Wright (“Urban Hymn,” “Glasgow Girls”), Winston Duke (“Person of Interest, “Modern Family”), Florence Kasumba (“Captain America: Civil War,” “Emerald City”), Sterling K. Brown (“Whiskey Tango Foxtrot,” “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”) and John Kani (“Captain America: Civil War,” “Coriolanus”).
Marvel Studios’ Black Panther follows T’Challa who, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king. But when a powerful old enemy reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king—and Black Panther—is tested when he is drawn into a formidable conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full powerof Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people and their way of life.