Marvel Fans Call For Chadwick Boseman's Character To Be Recast In "Black Panther" Sequel

Marvel fans are calling for the recasting of Chadwick Boseman’s titular role in the Black Panther franchise in response to drama on set regarding Letitia Wright. Wright has reportedly expressed anti-vaxxer views causing drama on the set of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

Following Boseman’s death in August, 2020, Marvel announced they would not be recasting T’Challa to honor him. That being the case, T’Challa’s sister Shuri, played by Wright, will see a bigger role in the upcoming film.

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“I know this is a bit of a hot take but a lot of this rumored on-set drama of Black Panther 2 might’ve been prevented if they just recast T’Challa,” one Marvel fan said on Twitter, Sunday. “I know people loved Chadwick Boseman, I did too, but that character had more stories to tell.”

Another agreed: “All due respect to Mr. Boseman and his loved ones, but the death of an actor does not spell…

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