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- “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” will begin streaming exclusively on Disney Plus on February 1.
- The Marvel sequel stars Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira and Winston Duke.
- Disney Plus costs $8 per month with ads, or $11 per month for ad-free streaming.
“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” is headed to Disney Plus on February 1. The film’s streaming debut comes after playing exclusively in theaters for more than 80 days.
In the blockbuster sequel, the heroes of Wakanda try to protect their country after the death of their leader, King T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman). As the nation tries to heal, they must battle a new enemy from the sea.
Check out the trailer for “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”
Although the original “Black Panther” film starred the late Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa, Boseman does not appear in the sequel. Boseman’s role was not recast, and the film commemorates the actor.
“Wakanda Forever” stars Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Winston Duke, Florence Kasumba, Dominique Thorne, Michaela Coel, Tenoch Huerta Mejía, Martin Freeman and Angela Bassett. Ryan Coogler, who directed the first “Black Panther,” is returning to helm the sequel.
How to watch “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”
You can watch “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” at home on Disney Plus starting February 1. All subscribers will be able to stream the film without additional fees.
Disney Plus starts at $8 a month with ads, while ad-free streaming costs $11 a month. You can also bundle the service with Hulu and ESPN+ for a starting price of $13 a month.
The Disney Plus app is available on most connected devices from major brands. That said, the ad-supported plan is not supported on Roku products. “Wakanda Forever” will be presented in 4K HDR with Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos and IMAX Enhanced video on compatible screens.
When will ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ be available to rent or buy?
Disney hasn’t confirmed when “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” will be available to rent or buy through digital retailers, but it’s likely the film will hit on-demand services at or around the same time it debuts on Disney Plus.
“Thor: Love and Thunder” and “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” both became available for digital purchase the same day they began streaming on Disney Plus. With that in mind, it’s possible that “Wakanda Forever” will make its digital debut on February 1.
An exact price hasn’t been announced yet, but previous Marvel movies hit Prime Video, Vudu and Apple TV for around $20.
Is ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ worth watching?
“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” has received critical acclaim. As of January 4, the films hold an “84% Certified Fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Critics are praising the film as an emotional and powerful step forward for the franchise.
Insider reviewer Kirsten Acuna gave the film a “B+” score and said it is Marvel’s best film of 2022, but spends too much time setting up future MCU projects.