Ryan Coogler has signed on to direct Black Panther sequel
Friday, 12 October 2018 () Black Panther director Ryan Coogler has signed on to direct a sequel to the blockbuster film. The Hollywood Reporter says that he has “quietly closed a deal to write and direct the sequel.”
Disney and Marvel haven’t officially greenlit a sequel to Black Panther, but it’s almost assured given the first film’s critical acclaim and the enormous box office haul it pulled in when it was released earlier this year. According to THR, Coogler and his team “took its time in making a deal, which occurred under the radar some time ago.” The film is reportedly in development and could begin production in late 2019 or early 2020.
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