It has been 82 days since “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” was released in theaters, the longest period between theatrical release and streaming release of any Marvel movie.
The movie grossed more than $800 million at the box office worldwide and has a Rotten Tomatoes rating of 94%. A Golden Globe and five Oscar nominations were also given to it. Angela Bassett won a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for her role as Queen Ramonda.
As part of Disney+, the film is now available in IMAX Enhanced, along with 16 other Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movies, including the first “Black Panther” film, “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,” “Eternals,” “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” and more. With its expanded aspect ratio, IMAX Enhanced offers viewers a more immersive viewing experience.
The ad-free plan now costs $10.99 per month, up from $7.99. Or new Disney+ subscribers can pay $7.99 for the newly launched ad-supported plan.
“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” follows the aftermath of King T’Challa’s passing; the late Chadwick Boseman in the titular role. Through this journey, Letitia Wright’s Shuri struggles to grapple with her brother’s demise and join forces with Queen Ramonda, M’Baku (Winston Duke), Okoye (Danai Gurira) and the Dora Milaje to protect their homeland from Namor’s (Tenoch Huerta Mejía) undersea kingdom. Besides these main characters, Lupita Nyong’o, Martin Freeman, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Dominique Thorne, Michaela Coel, Mabel Cadena and Alex Livinalli also feature.
Phase 4 of the MCU concludes with the movie “Black Panther”. As we enter the second month of 2023, we’ll soon see the release of Phase 5 titles, including “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania,” which premieres in theaters on February 17, and “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” and “The Marvels,” among others.