Wakanda TV series on Disney plus: release date, trailer, cast & more

2 February 2021, 17:39 | Updated: 2 February 2021, 17:45

Wakanda TV series on Disney plus: release date, trailer, cast & more
Wakanda TV series on Disney plus: release date, trailer, cast & more. Picture: Getty

Director Ryan Coogler confirms he is working on a Black Panther 'Wakanda' spin-off TV series.

Ryan Coogler, Marvel's Black Panther director, has revealed that he is officially working on a Wakanda spin-off series for Disney+.

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According to The Wrap, Coogler has secured a five-year TV deal with Disney. From the deal, a show focussing on the fictional African nation is one of the several projects he will be working on.

Find out more about the upcoming 'Wakanda' series below

  1. What will the Black Panther spin-off series entail?

    The Black Panther spin-off TV series is the 12th Marvel Studios series to be announced for Disney+.

    WandaVision, which premiered last month, was the first of several shows to launch on the streaming platform.

    The Falcon and the Winter Soldier and Loki are set to debut later this year.

    The "Black Panther" cast won two awards at the 50th NAACP Image Awards in 2019
    The "Black Panther" cast won two awards at the 50th NAACP Image Awards in 2019. Picture: Getty

    Ryan Coogler gave a statement on his new Disney deal and the new Wakanda series.

    Coogler said: "It's an honour to be partnering with The Walt Disney Company.

    "Working with them on Black Panther was a dream come true. As avid consumers of television, we couldn't be happier to be launching our television business with Bob Iger, Dana Walden and all the amazing studios under the Disney umbrella. "

    Coogler continued "We look forward to learning, growing, and building a relationship with audiences all over the world through the Disney platforms."

    "We are especially excited that we will be taking our first leap with Kevin Feige, Louis D'Esposito, Victoria Alonso and their partners at Marvel Studios where we will be working closely with them on select MCU shows for Disney+."

    Ryan Coogler has made a five year deal with Disney to produce more African-fiction entertainment
    Ryan Coogler has made a five year deal with Disney to produce more African-fiction entertainment. Picture: Getty

    "We're already in the mix on some projects that we can't wait to share," Coogler added.

    Bob Iger, the Disney executive chairman, said: "Ryan Coogler is a singular storyteller whose vision and range have made him one of the standout filmmakers of his generation."|

    Iger continued "With Black Panther, Ryan brought a groundbreaking story and iconic characters to life in a real, meaningful and memorable way, creating a watershed cultural moment."|

    He added We're thrilled to strengthen our relationship and look forward to telling more great stories with Ryan and his team."

  2. What is the release date for the 'Wakanda' series?

    For now, there has been no official announcement of a release date for the 'Wakanda' TV series.

    However, we will update this article accordingly.

  3. What is the plot for the Wakanda TV series?

    Plot details and the central characters for the series are yet to be revealed.

    This article will be updated with the information when it is made available.

  4. Who will be in the cast for the Wakanda TV series?

    The cast for the upcoming Wakanda series has not been announced as of yet.

    This article will be updated with the information when it is made available.

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