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Michael B. Jordan Is Playing Killmonger in Marvel’s Black Panther– But Who is Killmonger?

~Matt Key At San Diego Comic Con this past weekend, Marvel really brought the goods for a lot of their films, but one of the biggest announcements was that Micael B. Jordan will be playing the antagonist Erik Killmonger in the 2018 film, Black Panther, which goes into production early next year. So who exactly is Erik Killmonger? Well, we’re here to tell you. Killmonger started off with the name N’Jadaka and was a native Wakandan who’s family was forced to fight alongside Ulysses Klaw during one of his attempts at taking over Wakanda. However, Klaw was defeated, N’Jadaka’s...

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New BLACK PANTHER Character Posters Reveal Beauty, Strength and Purpose

I went to see Thor: Ragnarok opening weekend. It was amazing. You know what else was amazing? When the entire sold-out audience stood up and cheered after the Black Panther trailer played before the film. The trailer was electric, exciting and when it was over, I felt like I was out of breath. If I felt this way during a trailer, I can’t imagine how I’ll feel watching the Marvel movie but I’m pretty sure it’s going to be some kind of awesome. Today, in a wonderfully coordinated marketing move, eleven Black Panther character posters were released on Twitter. Most...

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New BLACK PANTHER Trailer Takes Us to Necropolis and Beyond

What’s that emoji that has the giant surprised eyes and pencil thin mouth, as if it’s just taken in far too much information to process the sundry splendors it’s just beheld? Yeah. That one. Welcome to the new Black Panther trailer, where your face will do the same thing. This morning Marvel Studios released their first full trailer for Black Panther, sneaking it onto the internet without an announcement — the true King of Wakanda would have it no other way. The trailer gives us a lot of new footage and a lot of new moments to get excited...

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Motivations for BLACK PANTHER Villains M’Baku and Ulysses Klaue Explained

The villains in Marvel’s upcoming 2018 release, Black Panther, will each have their own motivations for doing the things that they do. It’s unclear where exactly Erik Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan) falls into that except that he disagrees with the direction that recently murdered King T’Chaka was taking the country, and therefore with his son, the newly crowned King T’Challa, a.k.a. The Black Panther, as played by Chadwick Boseman. We’ve heard their relationship described as a bit like that of Magneto and Professor X — a healthy respect for each other even if there is some very strong antagonism...

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Footage Description from San Diego Comic Con for Marvel’s BLACK PANTHER

San Diego Comic Con in 2017 may be over, but thinking through everything that was shown, the ramifications of each announcement — all us nerds will be sifting through the footage and quotes looking for revelations for months to come. Marvel Studios rarely disappoints at SDCC and this year was no different, bringing footage from Thor: Ragnarok, Avengers: Infinity War and making announcements for Captain Marvel and Ant-Man and the Wasp. But one of the best received trailers and footage was for Black Panther, which will see Chadwick Boseman returning to his Captain America: Civil War role as Prince...

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SDCC 2017: Marvel Always Brings the Fun With Casting, Trailers and More!

The Marvel panel at SDCC has become an event onto itself. With major surprises and lots of fun had, the film giant is always making headlines for the information they give out. And this year, it’s no different. The panel this year consisted of casting news, a new trailer and much more fun. Here are just some of the highlights from the panel. Stars Paul Rudd and Michael Peña hosted a silly video that played for fans all leading up to a major casting announcement. Michelle Pfeiffer is joining the MCU! She’ll be playing Janet Van Dyne in Ant-Man...

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BLACK PANTHER Producer Addresses the Problematic Villain M’Baku

Yesterday, in anticipation for San Diego Comic Con — the biggest geek show on earth — Entertainment Weekly released twenty new images from Marvel’s upcoming film, Black Panther, which hits theatres in February of 2018. However, there was more in that issue than just those pictures, including a piece on the problematic villain M’Baku, played by Winston Duke. RELATED: New Jaw-Dropping BLACK PANTHER Pics Give Us More of the Story  Now, when we say “problematic” we do not mean that he is a “problem” for Black Panther as a villain– though he certainly is that. We mean that the very...

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New Jaw-Dropping BLACK PANTHER Pics Give Us More Insights into the Upcoming Marvel Film

Remember that incredible trailer we got about six weeks ago for Black Panther? Remember how it hit you across the face with a giant heaping helping of Afro-futurism you didn’t even know you needed in your life and now you can’t get enough of it? RELATED: Black Panther Trailer Conquers All Well, hold on to that feeling because we have even more to share with you. Ahead of San Diego Comic Con next week, Entertainment Weekly has released twenty, yes twenty, new pictures from the film. They feature Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa/Black Panther, Michael B. Jordan as one of...

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Our First BLACK PANTHER Trailer Conquers Us All

Guys, I got chills. We got our first look at Black Panther and sweet Jesus it was wonderful. The trailer debuted during the NBA Finals, giving us our first look at the beauty of Wakanda. The malice of it’s villain. And the high stakes they’ll be playing in. The trailer opens with Ulysses Klaue (Andy Serkis) being interrogated by Everett K Ross (Martin Freeman). He explains that Wakanda isn’t some third world country in South America, no. It’s in Africa and it’s thriving more than anyone can imagine. We’re shown images of the Wakandan people standing on cascading rocks, celebrating what...

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New Story Details for BLACK PANTHER Paint T’Challa’s Struggle

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, we first met Prince T’Challa, as played by Chadwick Boseman, in Captain America: Civil War when we saw him at the United Nations to attend a hearing on the Sokovia Accords, which would bring the Avengers under governmental oversight. However, as we all know by now, it was at those meetings that his father, King T’Chaka, was assassinated in a bombing, making Prince T’Challa King. And that, according to producer Nate Moore is where the upcoming film, Black Panther, will start. In an interview with Complex, Moore said of the film, which will see...

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