Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther/T‘Challa (foreground) in Marvel Studios movie Avengers: Infinity War. The subsequent stand-alone Black Panther film was a breakout hit, and a sequel is in the works, but to honour the late actor the Black Panther role won’t be recast, Disney have announced. Photo: Film Frame/Marvel Studios Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther/T‘Challa (foreground) in Marvel Studios movie Avengers: Infinity War. The subsequent stand-alone Black Panther film was a breakout hit, and a sequel is in the works, but to honour the late actor the Black Panther role won’t be recast, Disney have announced. Photo: Film Frame/Marvel Studios
Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther/T‘Challa (foreground) in Marvel Studios movie Avengers: Infinity War. The subsequent stand-alone Black Panther film was a breakout hit, and a sequel is in the works, but to honour the late actor the Black Panther role won’t be recast, Disney have announced. Photo: Film Frame/Marvel Studios
American films

Disney bets big on streaming, with 10 Star Wars and 10 Marvel series for Disney+, but Black Widow to debut in cinemas – and Black Panther character to be retired

  • Studio announces 35 streaming series, including one based on Alien films, a female-led Ironheart to succeed Iron Man films, and a Buzz Lightyear origin story
  • Chadwick Boseman’s portrayal of T’Challa the Black Panther is iconic, Marvel Studios president says, adding: ‘For that reason we will not recast the character’

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Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther/T‘Challa (foreground) in Marvel Studios movie Avengers: Infinity War. The subsequent stand-alone Black Panther film was a breakout hit, and a sequel is in the works, but to honour the late actor the Black Panther role won’t be recast, Disney have announced. Photo: Film Frame/Marvel Studios Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther/T‘Challa (foreground) in Marvel Studios movie Avengers: Infinity War. The subsequent stand-alone Black Panther film was a breakout hit, and a sequel is in the works, but to honour the late actor the Black Panther role won’t be recast, Disney have announced. Photo: Film Frame/Marvel Studios
Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther/T‘Challa (foreground) in Marvel Studios movie Avengers: Infinity War. The subsequent stand-alone Black Panther film was a breakout hit, and a sequel is in the works, but to honour the late actor the Black Panther role won’t be recast, Disney have announced. Photo: Film Frame/Marvel Studios
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