What to watch before “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”

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  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever‘ was released in theaters on November 11.
  • The film is set after the death of King T’Challa and features many characters from previous Marvel films.
  • You can catch up on old Marvel Cinematic Universe titles with a Disney+ subscription ($8/month).

After four years of development, “Black Panther: Wakanda Foreverhas finally arrived on the big screen. The highly anticipated sequel to “Black Panther” debuted exclusively in theaters on November 11.

In the new film, the heroes of Wakanda fight to protect their land after the death of King T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman). As leaders struggle to chart a new course, they must defend themselves against a dangerous threat from the sea.

Although the original “Black Panther” film told T’Challa’s story, the late Chadwick Boseman will not make an appearance in the sequel. Boseman’s role was not recast in honor of his legacy, and the film will commemorate the actor.

Check out the trailer for “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”

Most of the star-studded cast from the first “Black Panther” reprise their roles in “Wakanda Forever,” with a few new additions. Most notably, the film features the MCU debut of Namor (Tenoch Huerta), the ruler of an undersea kingdom.

Many characters from “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” first appeared in other Marvel films, and the studio is known for dropping Easter eggs and direct ties to past films in their latest films. So it’s likely that “Wakanda Forever” will follow storylines and character arcs that have been covered in other Marvel titles.

If you’re interested in catching up on previous Marvel movies and shows featuring characters from “Wakanda Forever,” we’ve got you covered. Below, we’ve rounded up all the Marvel titles we consider essential before we see “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.”

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