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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2017 9:30 p.m. PST

….in Wakanda.

"The first teaser trailer for Marvel's Black Panther aired during game four of the 2017 NBA Finals and hoo-boy that first one was a doozy. Chadwick Boseman‘s titular character was first introduced in last year's Captain America: Civil War, where his father—representing the nation of Wakanda—was assassinated, putting T'Challa (Black Panther) on the throne. A throne of which Civil War didn't have time to show— because the attack on his father was one of the main propellers to the civil war that Black Panther was now thrust into.

So, most importantly, the first teaser gives us a look at Wakanda, a rich nation that Ulysses Klaw (Andy Serkis) describes as the misplaced "El Dorado," an advanced area in Africa that has remained hidden from Western society for centuries, disputing Everett Ross' (Martin Freeman) scoff that Wakanda is a "third world country, cool costumes." In watching this teaser, Ross is only half wrong. Although Wakanda is the wealthiest nation on earth and not a third world country, there are some slick costumes there (costume designing vet, Ruth E. Carter, take a damn bow). Wakanda is colorful, embracing both an ancient world and a highly advanced one. Michael B. Jordan enters with a bomb ass Menace II Society-Larenz Tate hairdo. Lupita Nyong'o looks like she belongs at the new Round Table. We're in…"
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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2017 11:02 p.m. PST

I was afraid I was going to have to watch a video where Beyoncé shakes her big Wakanda. :)


Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Jun 2017 2:56 p.m. PST



Mithmee Supporting Member of TMP13 Jun 2017 12:38 p.m. PST

I was afraid I was going to have to watch a video where Beyoncé shakes her big Wakanda.

Well there is really nothing wrong with that.

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