Martin Freeman knows Black Panther 2 plot and says some of it is "very odd"

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Photo credit: Ming Yeung - Getty Images
Photo credit: Ming Yeung - Getty Images

Black Panther 2 is one of the most highly anticipated upcoming movies from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Many details have been kept under wraps – only recently was it announced that the second movie would be titled Wakanda Forever.

Speaking on The Late Late Show with James Corden, Martin Freeman has revealed that he knows some of the plot for Black Panther 2: Wakanda Forever. Detailing what we can expect, he said that parts of the story are "very odd".

Photo credit: Ming Yeung - Getty Images
Photo credit: Ming Yeung - Getty Images

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Freeman said: "I had a Zoom call with Ryan Coogler, the director and co-writer about seven or eight weeks ago I suppose. He took me meticulously through my character's beats in the film. He took me through the film but incorporating my character's beats and some of it was really very odd."

He added that at certain points in the conversation, he had a shocked expression on his face, resulting in Coogler telling him to stick with him as he explained the plot of the movie.

Another topic of discussion was the late Chadwick Boseman who played the leading role of T'Challa aka Black Panther in the first movie. Freeman discussed how the second instalment will try to honour Boseman's character and legacy.

Photo credit: Marvel Studios
Photo credit: Marvel Studios

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"Obviously it's a very strange thing, when Chadwick passed last year. After the initial shock of that, it was just an appalling thing to find out. The next thing was well I guess that film won't or can't happen again," Freeman explained.

"Marvel came to us reasonably shortly afterwards and said obviously this is a dreadful thing but we're gonna go on. So that was the plan from a while ago and obviously, the hope is that we do the first film justice, Chadwick's legacy on it justice and hopefully make it another good film."

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has a release date of July 8, 2022. The first movie is streaming now on Disney+.

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