Ghanaian-British actress Michaela Ewuraba Boakye-Collinson is set to feature in the upcoming “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” sequel which is set hit Marvel film.
Variety.com reports that Coel has joined director Ryan Coogler at Atlanta’s Pinewood Studios, where production for the film began last month.
However, her character details are not known yet as Marvel Studios has declined to comment on the matter.
Coel, a Ghanaian based in the U.K exploded onto Hollywood scener in 2020 with her critically acclaimed HBO Max series “I May Destroy You,” which fetched her four Emmy nominations.
The screenwriter who doubles as a director and producer is now bringing her energy to Wakanda following the first “Black Panther” movie huge success of grossing more than $1.3 billion at the worldwide box office.
The African themed movie lost its lead star, Chadwick Aaron Boseman who died in 2020 after battling stage III colon cancer which eventually progressed to stage IV before 2020.
Despite his death, Marvel is not letting Wakanda die either, hence, continuing plans its plans to drop the much anticipated sequel of the film.
The film features Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o among others who will now have the Ghanaian-Brit actress as co-star. Will Michaela Ewuraba Boakye-Collinson emerge as the new Black Panther?