8 episodes

The groundbreaking success of BLACK PANTHER changed the world. What happened after was unprecedented. This podcast is an intimate look into the making of BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER, written and hosted by Ta-Nehisi Coates, featuring conversations with Ryan Coogler, Angela Bassett, Kevin Feige, Nate Moore, Dominique Thorne, Ludwig Göransson, and more.

WAKANDA FOREVER: THE OFFICIAL BLACK PANTHER PODCAST is a production of Proximity Media in partnership with Marvel Studios, Marvel Entertainment, and The Walt Disney Studios. The series is produced by Paola Mardo. Executive Producers are Ryan Coogler, Zinzi Coogler, Sev Ohanian, and Paola Mardo. The film score is composed by Ludwig Göransson.

The first episode premieres on November 3. The rest of the series debuts in January 2023 around the 5-year anniversary of the first film. Learn more at ProximityMedia.com and follow @ProximityMedia, @Marvel, and @MarvelStudios on Twitter and Instagram. BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER will be in theaters on November 11.

Wakanda Forever: The Official Black Panther Podcast Marvel Entertainment

    • TV & Film
    • 4.8 • 739 Ratings

The groundbreaking success of BLACK PANTHER changed the world. What happened after was unprecedented. This podcast is an intimate look into the making of BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER, written and hosted by Ta-Nehisi Coates, featuring conversations with Ryan Coogler, Angela Bassett, Kevin Feige, Nate Moore, Dominique Thorne, Ludwig Göransson, and more.

WAKANDA FOREVER: THE OFFICIAL BLACK PANTHER PODCAST is a production of Proximity Media in partnership with Marvel Studios, Marvel Entertainment, and The Walt Disney Studios. The series is produced by Paola Mardo. Executive Producers are Ryan Coogler, Zinzi Coogler, Sev Ohanian, and Paola Mardo. The film score is composed by Ludwig Göransson.

The first episode premieres on November 3. The rest of the series debuts in January 2023 around the 5-year anniversary of the first film. Learn more at ProximityMedia.com and follow @ProximityMedia, @Marvel, and @MarvelStudios on Twitter and Instagram. BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER will be in theaters on November 11.

    Chapter 6: Simone Ledward Boseman, Ryan Coogler, Nate Moore

    Chapter 6: Simone Ledward Boseman, Ryan Coogler, Nate Moore

    How did it happen that after decades of being confined to the margins of cinema, this grand myth of Wakanda was weaved out of the history and culture of the “most broken people?” To conclude the story of the making of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Ta-Nehisi Coates returns to the beginning of the journey with producer Nate Moore, and reflects on the ancestor who made it all possible with artist Simone Ledward Boseman and director and co-writer Ryan Coogler.
    Wakanda Forever: The Official Black Panther Podcast is a production of Proximity Media in collaboration with Marvel Studios and Marvel Entertainment.
    The series is written and hosted by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Produced by Paola Mardo. Executive Producers are Ryan Coogler, Zinzi Coogler, Sev Ohanian, and Paola Mardo. The film score is composed by Ludwig Göransson.
    Story editing by James Kim. Audio editing by Cameron Kell and Cedric Wilson. Sound design and additional music by Pat Mesiti-Miller. Audio engineering by Lauryn Newson. Production assistance from Polina Cherezova.
    Learn more at ProximityMedia.com and by following @ProximityMedia, @Marvel, and @MarvelStudios on Twitter and Instagram.
    Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is streaming only on Disney+.

    • 59 min
    Chapter 5: Letitia Wright, Tenoch Huerta, Dr. Gerardo Aldana

    Chapter 5: Letitia Wright, Tenoch Huerta, Dr. Gerardo Aldana

    White supremacy, the system which enabled the descendants of Europe to steal an outsized portion of this world’s labor and land, has always been tied to a specious notion of beauty. What does it mean that Wakanda and Talokan give us a beauty created not to justify enslavement but to celebrate freedom? Ta-Nehisi Coates dives deep into the beautiful and complex portrayals of Shuri, Namor, Wakanda, and Talokan with actors Letitia Wright and Tenoch Huerta and cultural consultant Dr. Gerardo Aldana.
    Wakanda Forever: The Official Black Panther Podcast is a production of Proximity Media in collaboration with Marvel Studios and Marvel Entertainment.
    The series is written and hosted by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Produced by Paola Mardo. Executive Producers are Ryan Coogler, Zinzi Coogler, Sev Ohanian, and Paola Mardo. The film score is composed by Ludwig Göransson.
    Story editing by James Kim. Audio editing by Cameron Kell and Cedric Wilson. Sound design and additional music by Pat Mesiti-Miller. Audio engineering by Lauryn Newson. Production assistance from Polina Cherezova.
    Learn more at ProximityMedia.com and by following @ProximityMedia, @Marvel, and @MarvelStudios on Twitter and Instagram.
    Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is streaming only on Disney+.

    • 58 min
    Chapter 4: Dominique Thorne, Ruth E. Carter, Ludwig Göransson

    Chapter 4: Dominique Thorne, Ruth E. Carter, Ludwig Göransson

    Every film is a machine, a complex device made of people with a myriad of jobs and responsibilities. Ta-Nehisi Coates breaks apart the machinery of Wakanda Forever, zooming into the creative processes of actor Dominique Thorne (Riri Williams), costume designer Ruth E. Carter, and composer Ludwig Göransson. In an episode filled with music from Göransson’s soundtrack and score and some clips from director Ryan Coogler’s audio diaries, we learn more about what it takes to build a film that not only entertains but makes us feel something in the process. 
    Wakanda Forever: The Official Black Panther Podcast is a production of Proximity Media in collaboration with Marvel Studios and Marvel Entertainment.
    The series is written and hosted by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Produced by Paola Mardo. Executive Producers are Ryan Coogler, Zinzi Coogler, Sev Ohanian, and Paola Mardo. The film score is composed by Ludwig Göransson.
    Story editing by James Kim. Audio editing by Cameron Kell and Cedric Wilson. Sound design and additional music by Pat Mesiti-Miller. Audio engineering by Lauryn Newson. Production assistance from Polina Cherezova.
    Learn more at ProximityMedia.com and by following @ProximityMedia, @Marvel, and @MarvelStudios on Twitter and Instagram.
    Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is streaming only on Disney+.
    Voices Rising: The Music of Wakanda Forever is coming to Disney+ on February 22

    • 50 min
    Chapter 3: Angela Bassett, Hannah Beachler, Autumn Durald Arkapaw

    Chapter 3: Angela Bassett, Hannah Beachler, Autumn Durald Arkapaw

    Being on the set of Wakanda Forever was a different kind of filmmaking experience. It was a wake. It was a celebration. It was therapy. Angela Bassett joins Ta-Nehisi Coates to discuss where art met reality in her award-winning performance as Queen Ramonda. Then production designer Hannah Beachler and director of photography Autumn Durald Arkapaw break down how they used grief, joy, and a lot of research to bring the worlds of Wakanda and Talokan to the screen.
    Wakanda Forever: The Official Black Panther Podcast is a production of Proximity Media in collaboration with Marvel Studios and Marvel Entertainment. 
    The series is written and hosted by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Produced by Paola Mardo. Executive Producers are Ryan Coogler, Zinzi Coogler, Sev Ohanian, and Paola Mardo. The film score is composed by Ludwig Göransson.
    Story editing by James Kim. Audio editing by Cameron Kell and Cedric Wilson. Sound design and additional music by Pat Mesiti-Miller. Audio engineering by Lauryn Newson. Production assistance from Polina Cherezova.
    Learn more at ProximityMedia.com and by following @ProximityMedia, @Marvel, and @MarvelStudios on Twitter and Instagram.
    Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is streaming soon on Disney+.

    • 42 min
    Chapter 2: Kevin Feige, Nate Moore, Ryan Coogler, Joe Robert Cole

    Chapter 2: Kevin Feige, Nate Moore, Ryan Coogler, Joe Robert Cole

    The story of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever emerged out of the very real death of Chadwick Boseman, the actor who played T’Challa. But there was an earlier version of the script, a different story written when no one involved in the movie knew that Chadwick was gravely ill. Ta-Nehisi Coates is joined by director and co-writer Ryan Coogler and co-writer Joe Robert Cole to discuss the original screenplay, the changes they needed to make, what makes a Black Panther film, and their special collaboration on both movies. Ta-Nehisi also talks to producers Kevin Feige, President of Marvel Studios, and Nate Moore, Executive of Production and Development, to learn about the 22-year journey to bring Black Panther to the screen and what excites them about Namor, comic book storytelling, and making movies.
    Wakanda Forever: The Official Black Panther Podcast is a production of Proximity Media in collaboration with Marvel Studios and Marvel Entertainment.
    The series is written and hosted by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Produced by Paola Mardo. Executive Producers are Ryan Coogler, Zinzi Coogler, Sev Ohanian, and Paola Mardo. The film score is composed by Ludwig Göransson.
    Story editing by James Kim. Audio editing by Cameron Kell and Cedric Wilson. Sound design and additional music by Pat Mesiti-Miller. Audio engineering by Lauryn Newson. Production assistance from Polina Cherezova.
    Learn more at ProximityMedia.com and by following @ProximityMedia, @Marvel, and @MarvelStudios on Twitter and Instagram.
    Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is streaming soon on Disney+

    • 58 min
    Coming January 18th — Wakanda Forever: The Official Black Panther Podcast

    Coming January 18th — Wakanda Forever: The Official Black Panther Podcast

    From Proximity Media in collaboration with Marvel Studios and Marvel Entertainment, Wakanda Forever: The Official Black Panther Podcast is an intimate look at the making of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. 
    Written and hosted by Ta-Nehisi Coates, the series features personal stories and intimate conversations with the cast and crew including Ryan Coogler, Letitia Wright, Angela Bassett, Tenoch Huerta, Dominique Thorne, Ludwig Göransson, Hannah Beachler, Autumn Durald Arkapaw, Ruth E. Carter, Kevin Feige, Nate Moore, Joe Robert Cole, and Dr. Gerardo Aldana. The first episode is out now. The rest of the series debuts on Wednesday, January 18th.
    Produced by Paola Mardo. Executive Producers are Ryan Coogler, Zinzi Coogler, Sev Ohanian, and Paola Mardo. The film score is composed by Ludwig Göransson.
    Learn more at ProximityMedia.com and by following @ProximityMedia, @Marvel, and @MarvelStudios on Twitter and Instagram.
    Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is streaming soon on Disney+

    • 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
739 Ratings

739 Ratings

MeiyahMei ,

Much needed

I’m so grateful that this podcast was made. I watched Wakanda Forever just a couple days ago (I know, I’m late) and I cried more than I expected to at the story of grief and loss and moving forward. I love that this podcast brings us more stories of Chadwick as the character and what he put into it and how his contribution was so huge. I appreciated hearing more of the backstory of the big players/actors involved too. I loved Leticia’s episode and her process. I enjoyed everyone who spoke here and the important topics that arose, like that of allyship and the discussion of the battle between the Wakandans and the Talokanil. Thank you for being so thoughtful about who was brought on and I enjoyed Ta-Nehisi’s pre/post commentary on each episode as well. Time well spent.

TheJediFan ,

A profound podcast

This Podcast will take you on a DEEP dive on how everything went down from Chadwick Boseman’s passing,to what the creatives thought when it came down making the tough decision of if they should make a sequel or not, and so much more! I highly recommend giving this podcast a listen if you’re a fan of the Black Panther films!

Miss you chad ,

This is awesome

I love how it explains on what the characters felt like about Chadmick Boseman when they are doing the 2 movie and why we all want to become the black panther together

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