Boseman will star in the Black Panther movie opening in February 2018. After that, the Black Panther will return in May 2018 for Avengers: Infinity War. The third Avengers movie has a sizable ensemble cast, but Boseman says Black Panther's is no small role.
“It's considerable, it's considerable," Boseman tells ComicBook.com at Comic-Con International: San Diego. "He’s an important factor in Infinity War.
With the reveal of the Black Order and the Outriders at D23 Expo, Avengers: Infinity War seems more and more to be inspired by the Marvel Comics event Infinity. Black Panther was a major player in that story and Wakanda was specifically targeted by Thanos' forces. This all sounds like the making of a major subplot for Black Panther in Avengers: Infinity.
Of course, filming two blockbuster movies in one year is no small feat either.
"You know, the two experiences, they sort of just blend into each other because we were shooting both of them in the same city," Boseman says.
"Literally, I went from one to the other, so I didn’t really have a break between the two. So it's almost like a shot one film. That’s what it felt like.”
Avengers: Infinity War is said to be the longest Marvel Cinematic Universe movie so far. Adding Black Panther to that sounds like a mini marathon just to watch,
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Avengers: Infinity War brings the Guardians of the Galaxy together with the Avengers to face off against Thanos and his minions.
Avengers: Infinity War is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, from a screenplay by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely, and stars Robert Downey Jr., Josh Brolin, Mark Ruffalo, Tom Hiddleston, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, JeremyRenner, Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Olsen, Sebastian Stan, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Bettany, Samuel L. Jackson, Cobie Smulders, Benedict Wong,Zoe Saldana, Karen Gillan, Vin Diesel, Dave Bautista, PomKlementieff,Scarlett Johansson, Benicio del Toro, Tom Holland, and Anthony Mackie.
Avengers: Infinity War opens May 4, 2018.
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