The highly anticipated sequel to Black Panther, Wakanda Forever, is finally coming to Disney+ on February 1st. The film was released in theaters on November 11th, 2022, and quickly became a box office success. It has grossed over $700 million worldwide, making it the seventh highest-grossing film of 2022.
Wakanda Forever picks up two years after the events of the first film. The nation of Wakanda is still reeling from the death of King T’Challa, and they must now find a new leader. Shuri, T’Challa’s sister, is a strong contender for the throne, but she will face stiff competition from other Wakandans.
The film also introduces a number of new characters, including Namor the Submariner, played by Tenoch Huerta. Namor is the king of Atlantis, and he has a long history of conflict with Wakanda. His arrival in Wakanda will certainly shake things up.
In addition to the release date, here are some other things to know about Wakanda Forever on Disney+:
- The film will be available to stream in both standard definition and high definition.
- It will also be available in Dolby Atmos audio.
- Disney+ subscribers will be able to watch Wakanda Forever as many times as they want.
- The film will be available to stream in all Disney+ territories.
The Release Date
Wakanda Forever is set to be released on Disney+ on February 1st, 2023. This is 82 days after the film’s theatrical release on November 11th, 2022. This is the longest amount of time between a theatrical release and Disney+ release for any film in Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The quickest was Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness at just 45 days, and the previous longest was Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, which took 70 days to arrive on Disney+.
The reason for the long delay between the theatrical and Disney+ release of Wakanda Forever is likely due to a number of factors. First, the film had a troubled production. It was originally scheduled to be released in May 2022, but it was delayed several times due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the tragic death of Chadwick Boseman, who played King T’Challa in the first film.
Second, Wakanda Forever is a big-budget film with a lot of special effects. It is likely that Disney wanted to give the film a chance to make as much money as possible in theaters before releasing it on Disney+.
What to Expect
Wakanda Forever is sure to be a must-watch for fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film is packed with action, adventure, and humor. It is also a powerful story about family, tradition, and legacy.
The film will see Shuri (Letitia Wright) take on the mantle of Black Panther and lead Wakanda into a new era. She will be joined by a number of familiar faces from the first film, including Okoye (Danai Gurira), Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o), and M’Baku (Winston Duke).
The film will also introduce a number of new characters, including Namor the Submariner (Tenoch Huerta). Namor is a powerful being who has a long history of conflict with Wakanda. His arrival in Wakanda will certainly shake things up.
Wakanda Forever is sure to be a visually stunning film. The first trailer for the film showed off some incredible special effects, including a massive battle between Wakanda and Atlantis.
The film is also sure to be emotionally resonant. It will deal with the death of King T’Challa and the challenges of finding a new leader for Wakanda. It is also likely to explore the themes of family, tradition, and legacy.
Wakanda Forever is sure to be a major event for fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film is packed with action, adventure, humor, and emotion. It is sure to be a must-watch for anyone who loves the MCU.
If you haven’t seen Wakanda Forever yet, be sure to check it out on Disney+ on February 1st. You won’t want to miss it!