There are rumours suggesting that Marvel wants Shuri to become the new Black Panther in Black Panther 2 as opposed to recasting T’Challa.
This rumour comes from We Got This Covered’s sources, so take it with a pinch of salt.
However, we have to assume that their ‘sources’ are telling the truth on this one.
Not just because it makes sense as far as the movie’s concerned, but it would also be the best way to remember and honour Chadwick Boseman in Black Panther 2.
Recasting the character would be a terrible idea.
No one, and I mean NO ONE, can play T’Challa better than Boseman did.
He really made the role his own.
The best way to move forward for him, his friends, his family and the MCU would be to have T’Challa’s sister, Shuri, take over as Black Panther.
Shuri might become the next Black Panther in Black Panther 2
According to WGTC’s sources, they are going to have T’Challa be killed off-screen.
They will then have a funeral scene and this will be the moment when Shuri will be unveiled as the new Black Panther.
She will be the new Queen of Wakanda and I can’t think of anyone better than Letitia Wright to step into those big shoes.
Letitia was brilliant as Shuri and she will make a fascinating Black Panther.
There’s also the fact that Shuri took on the Black Panther mantle in the comics too.
What do you make of this rumour?
Would you like to see Letitia Wright’s Shuri take over as the new Queen of Wakanda in Black Panther 2?
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