Marvel Studio has released a Japanese trailer online for its upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe film Black Panther. The film is the first and highly anticipated super hero film out of the gate for 2018. The character made his first appearance on Captain America: Civil War 2016. Black Panther is created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. The film is written and directed by Ryan Coogler(Creed, Fruitvale Station). Produced by Kevin Feige and David J. Grant, Black Panther is executive produced by Victoria Alonso, Jeffrey Chernov(Star Trek franchise), Louis D’Esposito, Stan Lee and Nate Moore.
The film stars Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther/T’Challa. Martin Freeman will return to reprise his role as Everett K. Ross, a primary ally of the Black Panther. As is Florence Kasumba, Ayo the Security Chief of Black Panther’s bodyguard. Other cast includes the Academy Award winning Lupita N’yong’o(Star Wars: The Force Awaken, 12 Years a Slave), Sterling K. Brown(The People Vs O.J. Simpson), Forest Whitaker(Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), Michael B. Jordan(Fantastic Four), Andy Serkis(Lord of The Rings, Dawn of The Planet of The Apes), Angela Bassett(Olympus Has Fallen, Malcolm X) and Danai Gurira(The Walking Dead). The film is directed and co written by Ryan Coogler(Creed, Fruitvale Station).
Here is the official synopsis for Black Panther:
Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” follows T’Challa who, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king. But when a powerful old enemy reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king—and Black Panther—is tested when he is drawn into a formidable conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people and their way of life.
Black Panther is set to open in theater February 16th 2018. Check out the trailer below.