Is a 'Black Panther' sequel coming sooner than you think?

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The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Ryan Coogler will return to write and direct a sequel to the Marvel Cinematic Universe's breakout hit Black Panther. When all said and done, the film brought in $700 million domestically and $1.35 billion worldwide.

As announced by The Hollywood Reporter, the Black Panther co-writer and director has just signed on to repeat his creative responsibilities for the upcoming sequel.

By and large, both Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War are and continue to be huge successes.

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Sources tell Variety that production is expected to start at the end of 2019 or early 2020, depending on when the script is ready. Disney has yet to make an official announcement on any future Marvel movies outside of Avengers 4 and Spider-Man: Far From Home.

Ryan Coogler (Creed, Fruitvale Station) directed from a screenplay he wrote with Joe Robert Cole (The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story). Talking about the cast, Chadwick Boseman played the titular character of Black Panther aka T'Challa, the king of a fictional African country Wakanda along with Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker and Andy Serkis in pivotal roles. Anyway, are you excited for Black Panther 2? The director is now working on Michael B Jordan-starrer Wrong Answer, and is also the executive producer of LeBron James's sequel of Space Jam and Steven Caple Jr's Creed II.

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