Wait! What? Wakanda-based Disney+ show in the works.
Marvel fans can go crazy as Disney as Black Panther filmmaker Ryan Coogler has agreed to a long-term exclusive television deal; thus, the Wakanda-based Disney+ show is in the works.
Coogler was the one who directed the first Black Panther film, which ended up becoming the first Marvel Studios movie nominated for the Best Picture Oscar. The film starred the late Chadwick Boseman in the lead role.
Black Panther filmmaker Ryan Coogler and Disney+ together on a contract to produce some amazing Marvel series. Photo Source: NBC
As Pop Culture noted, Coogler's Proximity Media and Disney signed a five-year overall exclusive television deal. Therefore, the studio will create more shows for Disney soon.
Coogler came public and said it was a dream come true for him to make Black Panther and called it an "honor" to continue partnering with Disney.
"As avid consumers of television, we couldn't be happier to be launching our television business with Bob Iger, Dana Walden, and all the amazing studios under the Disney umbrella," Coogler expressed those words in a statement to Deadline.
Further, he added, "We look forward to learning, growing, and building a relationship with audiences all over the world through the Disney platforms. We are especially excited that we will be taking our first leap with Kevin Feige, Louis D'Esposito, Victoria Alonso, and their partners at Marvel Studios,where we will be working closely with them on select MCU shows for Disney+. We're already in the mix on some projects that we can't wait to share."
Disney executive chairman Bob Iger said, "Ryan Coogler is a singular storyteller whose vision and range have made him one of the standout filmmakers of his generation." Further, he adds, "With Black Panther, Ryan brought a groundbreaking story and iconic characters to life in a real, meaningful, and memorable way, creating a watershed cultural moment. We're thrilled to strengthen our relationship and look forward to telling more great stories with Ryan and his team."
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