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Wakanda Forever’ Holds Historic Premiere In Nigeria  – Deadline

In anticipation of its release this coming week, Disney,miracle‘s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever They continued their promotional tour with a historic premiere in Lagos, Nigeria on Sunday evening. It was a huge event — and the first time a Marvel film has held a premiere locally — with a huge group of talent, filmmakers and the press on hand for the black carpet rollout. The sequel to the original picture was played on multiple screens, grossing $1.348B at Filmhouse Cinemas IMAX Lekki.

In attendance on Sunday was the director Ryan Coogler more stars letitia wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai GuriraTenoch Huerta Mejia, winston duke and Michaela Coyle. The soundtrack cast and producers were accompanied by producer Nate Moore.

The team is making rounds, in which a . also includes World Premiere in LA And with the European debut at London’s Cineworld Leicester Square last week. The Nigeria premiere was held in association with the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) and FilmOn Entertainment, and celebrated the film’s African heritage.

Chioma Ude, founder of AFRIFF (which runs from 6-12 November and where Coogler will give a masterclass on Monday), recently reflected on the African premiere to be held in Nigeria and the importance of its association with the festival. “We are excited and proud to be part of the premiere of this milestone film here in Africa. This is huge for the continent of Africa as it symbolizes for us to bridge the gap between the global film industries,” she said.

first black Panther 1 film in both East and West Africa. It premiered on the continent in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2018.

wakanda forever It is distributed in the English West African territories by FilmOne Entertainment, whose co-founders, Moses Babatop and Ken Okuwosa, said “played a key role in the release of the film. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever A proud achievement and milestone for us and the entire FilmOne team in West Africa, it will be celebrated for a long time. ,

wakanda forever Opens in Nigeria on 11 November, in step with the US international release starting 9 November in France and continuing the global rollout during the weekend.

Here’s more from Lagos:

Danai Gurira attends the African premiere of Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” on November 6, 2022 in Lagos, Nigeria. (Photo by Stillmoving.net for Disney)

Winston Duke attends the African premiere of Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” on November 6, 2022 in Lagos, Nigeria. (Photo by Stillmoving.net for Disney)

Letitia Wright attends the African premiere of Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” on November 6, 2022 in Lagos, Nigeria. (Photo by Stillmoving.net for Disney)

(L to R) Tenoch Huerta Mejia, Ryan Coogler, Zinzi Evans, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira and Letitia Wright attend the African premiere of Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” on November 6, 2022 in Lagos, Nigeria. (Photo by Stillmoving.net for Disney)

Fans attend the African premiere of Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” on November 6, 2022 in Lagos, Nigeria. (Photo by Stillmoving.net for Disney)