Marvel’s Black Panther Teaser Poster has lit the fuse! The first teaser poster for Black Panther starring Chadwick Boseman in the titular role dropped recently and it’s a thing of beauty. Most notably, as spotted by a few observant Twitter users, the concept art appears to be channeling the famous Huey P. Newton photo. It features an adorned scene in which Newton is shown seated prominently in a peacock chair, while holding both a shotgun and spear while in his Black Panther attire. Check out the side by side comparison
This iconic photo has been re-created and interpreted many times over the years, by activists, artists, and entertainers
There’s also a version with a woman (identity unknown) that was in The Black Panther Party that has been re-created:
Of course the teaser trailer also dropped which gave us every inch of life possible for the year. We’re so ready for this film!
Movie Synopsis & Info:
Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” follows T’Challa who, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king. But when a powerful old enemy reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king—and Black Panther—is tested when he is drawn into a formidable conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people and their way of life.
“Black Panther” stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, with Angela Bassett, with Forest Whitaker, and Andy Serkis.
The film is directed by Ryan Coogler and produced by Kevin Feige with Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Nate Moore, Jeffrey Chernov and Stan Lee serving as executive producers. Ryan Coogler & Joe Robert Cole wrote the screenplay. Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” hits U.S. theaters on February 16, 2018.