It was a sight to behold as some of the cast and crew members of ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’, the sequel to the popular 2018 film ‘Black Panther’, joined their Nigerian counterparts for the film’s premiere in Lagos. .
The director of the film, Ryan Coogler, brought actors such as Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Winston Duke, Tenoch Mejía to the press conference and premiere on Sunday, November 6, 2022, in the morning and evening. respectively
The Lagos premiere comes after the film opened in Los Angeles (USA) in October and London (UK) on November 3, 2022.
Starring Dominique Thorne, Michaela Coel, Mabel Cadena and Alex Livinalli, the film tells the story of Ramonda (Angela Bassett), Shuri (Letitia Wright), M’Baku (Winston Duke), Okoye (Danai Gurira) and Queen Okoye (Danai Gurira). . The Dora Milaje (including Florence Kasumba) fought to protect their nation from the intervening world powers following the death of King T’Challa. As the “Wakandans” strive to take over the next chapter, the heroes must team up with the help of War Dog Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o) and Everett Ross (Martin Freeman) to build a new path to the kingdom of Wakanda.
The premiere was also attended by Nollywood actors such as Omowumi Dada, Sonia Irabor, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Ayoola Ayoola, Alex Ekubo, Segun Arinze and other entertainment personalities including Darey Art-Alade, Denola Gray and Hermes.
Undoubtedly, the highlight of the event was the creative costumes adorned by the guests, which projected the African culture.