In a new featurette released ahead of Marvel’s Black Panther, we get a closer look at the Dora Milaje.
Danai Gurira (Okoye), Lupita Nyong’o (Nakia), Chadwick Boseman (T’Challa) and Michael B. Jordan (Erik Kilmonger) speak about the Wakandan warriors at-length, with Gurira and Nyong’o explaining their characters and their motivations.
Black Panther follows T’Challa who, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king. But when a powerful old enemy reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king—and Black Panther—is tested when he is drawn into a formidable conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people and their way of life.
It stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, with Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker and Andy Serkis.
The film is directed by Ryan Coogler and produced by Kevin Feige with Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Nate Moore, Jeffrey Chernov and Stan Lee serving as executive producers. Ryan Coogler & Joe Robert Cole wrote the screenplay.
Marvel Studios’ Black Panther hits U.S. theaters on February 16, 2018.
Watch the featurette below: