Dorothy Steel, Actress in ‘Black Panther,’ Dies at 95

Aww, RIP!! Dorothy Steel, an actress in Black Panther, has died. She was 95. In the movie, she was the Elder of the Merchant Tribe Elder and a member of the Wakandan Tribal Council. Steel, who did not begin acting until she was 88, also appeared in ‘Poms’ and ‘Christmas Wishes and Mistletoe Kisses.’ Steel’s agent Cindy Butler shared the news via an announcement on … Continue reading Dorothy Steel, Actress in ‘Black Panther,’ Dies at 95

Women of Black Panther inspired generations with their fierce performances

“You can judge a nation, and how successful it will be, based on how it treats its women and its girls.” That’s a real-life 2014 quote from President Barack Obama, but it applies perfectly to the fictional realm of Wakanda. The advanced African nation from the Marvel Cinematic Universe is ruled by a warrior king who defends his homeland with the help of vibranium-enhanced armor … Continue reading Women of Black Panther inspired generations with their fierce performances

Ryan Coogler Signs on to Write and Direct ‘Black Panther’ Sequel

YYYYEEEEESSSSS! The filmmaker behind the $1.3 billion hit is expected to begin penning the follow-up next year, say sources. Ryan Coogler is going back to Wakanda. Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that the filmmaker behind Marvel’s landmark Black Panther has quietly closed a deal to write and direct the sequel. While the move was expected — Marvel wanted to keep the creative team as intact … Continue reading Ryan Coogler Signs on to Write and Direct ‘Black Panther’ Sequel