Disney is working on the Black Panther TV series
Black Panther TV series is in the works for Disney Plus following the new five-year content deal with writer-director Ryan Coogler.
On Monday, Disney announced that it is developing this project that centered on the Kingdom of Wakanda. Coogler, who is also working on the movie’s sequel will develop this into a TV series, based on the article in Cnet.
In a statement, Disney’s Chief Operating Officer Bob Iger said, “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.”
The statement added that Disney is looking forward to telling more great stories with the writer-director and his team.
Coogler’s company Proximity Media will be working for “all the amazing studios under the Disney umbrella.” The director also expressed excitement to work with Kevin Feige, Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, and with their partners at Marvel Studio.
“We’re already in the mix on some projects that we can’t wait to share,” the Black Panther director said.
In the movie, T’Challa was played by the late actor Chadwick Boseman. After his death following his fight against cancer, Marvel fans were saddened as the sequel of the movie is one of the MCU’s (Marvel Cinematic Universe) much-awaited films.
The Black Panther has received good words from critic and it was included in the list of nominations for various categories in different award-giving bodies.
It is considered as the first superhero film that was nominated for Best Picture award and it is also the first movie of MCU that has received this nomination.
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