Black Panther 2 is due out in May of 2022, and is surely going to be extremely different for fans of the first film. Marvel created an elaborate and well-loved first film, showcasing the fictional world of Wakanda, their values, and indeed the strength and courage of King T’Challa. This year, it was announced that star of the film, Chadwick Boseman, lost his life to cancer on August 29, 2020. Since then, questions have been posed by fans on who will be taking his place going forward.
While the question has not been answered just yet, new rumours have now surfaced that pop star Rihanna is eyeing up a role in the billion-dollar franchise’s sequel.
Rihanna has been appearing in more films over the past few years.
Most recently the 32-year-old appeared in Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, and 2018’s Ocean’s 8.
The singer is no stranger to the camera, so seeing her appear in Black Panther 2 would be an incredible inclusion.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
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Black Panther 2: Rihanna is rumoured to be joining the Marvel film (Image: GETTY • DISNEY)
Black Panther 2: Rihanna most recently appeared in Ocean's Eight (Image: WARNER BROS)
At the moment, nothing has been announced regarding what is going to happen in the upcoming sequel.
But rumours have suggested the role of Black Panther will now be taken up by Shuri actor Letitia Wright.
This would make sense narratively, as she would be taking on the Black Panther mantle from her late brother.
If this is the case, Shuri