To celebrate costume designer Ruth E. Carter’s Oscar nomination, a new Black Panther: Wakanda Forever The video highlights the film’s unique design intersection of historical callbacks and modern influences. Serving as the end of Phase 4 of the MCU, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever once again directed by Ryan Coogler. The sequel follows Shuri (Letitia Wright) who confronts Namor (Tenoch Huerta) while trying to process her grief over the death of King T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman). As announced earlier this week, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever It earned several Academy Award nominations for Angela Bassett, including Best Supporting Actress, Best Visual Effects, Best Costume Design, and Best Makeup and Hairstyling.
To celebrate Carter’s costume design nomination, the Marvel Entertainment YouTube channel has released a new behind-the-scenes video showing how it’s done. Black Panther: Wakanda ForeverCostumes have been brought to life, including Shuri’s, Namor’s, M’Baku and more.
Featuring interviews with Carter, Wright, Bassett, Coogler and Lupita Nyong’o, the video details how Carter used historical African and Mexican designs as inspiration behind her Wakandan and Talokanil costumes, respectively. Carter goes the extra mile by taking these inspirations that have their roots in real-world history and giving them a modern and even futuristic flair to then fit into the MCU world.
What’s Next in Shuri after Black Panther: Wakanda Forever?
One of the most important costumes Black Panther: Wakanda Forever What popped right out of the movie’s first trailer was the design of the new Black Panther costume. Following T’Challa’s death, Shuri is initially reluctant to take on the role of the Wakandan hero, but by the end of the film he has fully embraced his new role as the country’s protector and donned a stylish new suit. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever it’s really about Shuri learning to embrace her grief over her brother’s death and not channeling her emotions into anger, and the movie ends with Wright’s character completely resilient to his sadness and pain. While Shuri is confident that she will carry her brother with her wherever she goes, the door is now open to explore him more fully as a superhero.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Not only was it critically acclaimed, it also performed well at the box office, currently grossing over $837 million worldwide. This provides strong performance Black Panther 3 much more likely. If a third movie gets the green light, it could portray Shuri as a more seasoned version of the Wakandan protagonist, potentially closer to the way T’Challa was portrayed in the 2018 original movie. Plus, with Winston Duke’s M’Baku becoming King of Wakanda at the end of the latest sequel, a third movie could explore the dynamic between these two characters and the potential frictions that arise between them.
While Shuri’s next MCU appearance is yet to be confirmed, it is almost certain that he will appear in the MCU. Avengers: Kang Dynasty To fight against Jonathan Majors’ Kang in 2025. Given his new position as Black Panther, it’s also a key part to play. Avengers: Secret Wars In 2026, a movie that remains shrouded in mystery. Outside of her potential new role as an Avenger, Shuri is likely to appear in a post-credits scene or a Disney+ show at some point during Phase 5 to further solidify her position as a major subsequent figure of the MCU. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
Source: Marvel Entertainment