Disney Will Not Recast Chadwick Boseman’s T’Challa For Black Panther 2

Disney will not recast Chadwick Boseman’s T’Challa for the upcoming Black Panther sequel.

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige confirmed the decision during Disney’s Investor Day on Thursday, according to IGNBlack Panther 2 is set to begin production in July 2021 and is expected to debut in 2022. There’s still no word on how Marvel and Disney will handle Boseman’s absence in the storyline; however, fans suspect Shuri (Letitia Wright) may become the next titular superhero, as she is said to have a much larger role in the second installment.