Ryan Coogler, the director of Black Panther, will also direct the sequel to hit film.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, he also writes the script of the second Black Panther film.
Black Panther, which is about the battle for the throne of the fictional African country Wakanda, came out in February and was received extremely well. The film received not only favorable reviews, but was also seen as a cultural phenomenon: the Marvel film has an almost complete African-American cast and crew and gives an enviable image of Africa.
Soon after the premiere of Black Panther it was announced that a sequel to the film would be made. Coogler’s involvement had not been confirmed before. Since Black Panther the director has worked as a producer on the sequel of Creed, and recently signed for the production of Space Jam 2.
Black Panther is the second most earning film from 2018 with a revenue of almost 1.4 billion dollars (almost 1.2 billion euros). Only Avengers: Infinity War brought in more than 2 billion dollars (1.7 billion euros) ) more on.