Although it’s only a matter of a few months now for the sequel of Black Panther to make its way to the big screens, it feels that the surprises don’t want to cease. With the announcement of UFC Champion Kamaru Usman entering the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, the fans are pretty excited to find out in which way is he gonna appear in the movie. But it seems that Marvel has bigger plans for him and not gonna leave him with a mere side role besides the main cast.
Who is Kamaru Usman?
According to recent reports, the UFC Hall of Famer Daniel Cormier confirmed a show that Kamaru Usman’s gonna star in the upcoming Ryan Coogler directorial. As of now, there isn’t any official confirmation on which role is being played by Kamaru Usman but as the debut of such a personality in the vast Marvel Cinematic Universe, it seems that we may have to see another surprise being unveiled in the movie.
Kamaru Usman is an MMA Fighter. His father worked in the Nigerian army while his mother was a teacher. Kamaru Usman is an undefeated winner for a long time. Since his second match in 2013, Usman has remained undefeated throughout his UFC career. His bucket of achievements doesn’t end here as he is also the current holder of the welterweight champion. He is also set to face Leon Edwards in the upcoming August 20 in a much-awaited rematch in Salt Lake City where he will try to defend his welterweight title.
For a fun fact, Kamaru Usman expressed his desire to play Black Panther in MCU long ago through an Instagram post where his face was photoshopped in the Black Panther suit. It feels good to watch that his long desire is finally finding fulfillment in the upcoming Wakanda Forever movie.
With such a career in sports and now with an announcement of acting debut in a movie by one of the biggest studios of Hollywood, it seems like Kamaru Usman’s life is taking a big leap and he has a lot to do ahead.
What do we know about Black Panther: Wakanda Forever yet?
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever directed by Ryan Coogler will dwell on the nation of Wakanda after it has lost its respected leader T’Challa and how the people of the Vibranium Capital of the world are coping without a king and by the time the movie will end, we will also get to find out who is our new Black Panther after T’Challa.
The upcoming Black Panther sequel will also hold the burden of introducing one of the most iconic characters from the pages of the comics Namor to the live world of MCU as the antagonist. In the movie, the character will be played by none other than the Narcos fame Tenoch Huerta. In one word, the teaser of the movie was an absolute treat to watch and promises an amazing story filled with emotion and some wow moments, and most importantly still has the task to reveal the new Black Panther so we will have a hard time till the movie makes it to the big screens.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is going to hit the theaters on November 11, 2022.
Source: MMA Fighting