Hot off the news of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’s Disney+ debut, Proximity Media has announced that Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Wakanda Forver: The Official Black Panther Podcast will return with new episodes weekly starting on January 18.
“I’m a fan of podcasting as a storytelling medium, and it is an honor for us at Proximity to bring this behind
the scenes look at the film to audiences,” the film’s director, co-writer, and Proximity Media founder Ryan
Click the image below to listen to the official trailer for the Wakanda Forever podcast below:
The first episode, released in November 2022 ahead of the film’s theatrical release, featured Coates’ emotional interview with Coogler about his final conversation with the late Chadwick Boseman. Upcoming episodes will cover how producers Kevin Feige and Nate Moore brought the Black Panther to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Coogler and co-writer Joe Robert Cole’s process to rewrite the screenplay following Boseman’s passing, and how actors Letitia Wright and Angela Bassett drew from grief and truth in their spectacular performances. The series finale, releasing on February 15, will celebrate the five-year anniversary of the groundbreaking first film with reflections
on the franchise’s cinematic and cultural legacy with Coogler, Moore, and Simone Ledward Boseman.