It was a blow to all Marvel fans who had to say goodbye to their King of Wakanda earlier than expected, Chadwick Boseman died in August 2020 of a cancer that had dragged on for years and left the role of T’Challa in the Cinematic Universe orphaned. from Marvel.
A role with a great projection, since it had not only been essential for the last three films directed by the Russo, but he had not yet finished shooting the trilogy that corresponds to each Marvel character alone. From the moment the news was known, there have been many speculations about what Marvel was going to do with the character of Boseman in Black Panther 2 and although the study has assured that they were not going to replace him, in the last hours a rumor seems contradict them.
Published by the gossip page Crazy Day and Nights, which is allegedly run by a lawyer with connections in Hollywood, this new information ensures that Regé-Jean Page, the undisputed star of Netflix’s The Bridgertons series, has been chosen to take the lead. Boseman’s relay in Black Panther 2. Information that has not been confirmed but that has been fed by the Netflix announcement in recent hours, that Page will not return for the second season of The Bridgertons, which has left fans of the series devastated.
Of course this rumor has ignited a strong debate on social networks between those who do not mind seeing T’Challa played by a new actor and those who bet on Suri, the sister of the king of Wakanda, to take over and become the new Black Panther. At the moment, Marvel has not commented on this although it has been repeating for months that Boseman was not going to be replaced in the new superhero movie.