'The Avengers 2' Production Hints More at Black Panther Presence

The chairman of a Cape Town, South Africa film studio reveals that Marvel Studios is interested in using their facilities.

The Avengers 2's potential South African shoot may hint at Black Panther's involvement
The Avengers 2's potential South African shoot may hint at Black Panther's involvement
South African film producer Anant Singh, who also serves as the chairman of Cape Town Film Studios, revealed on a local radio program that Marvel Studios has expressed interest in shooting The Avengers 2 in Cape Town, South Africa.

While nothing has been confirmed yet, this may indicate that Black Panther will be a part of this superhero ensemble.

Back in April, actor Morris Chestnut revealed that Black Panther (a.k.a. T'Challa), may be a part of The Avengers 2, although nothing has been confirmed yet by the studio. We also reported last month that the production will take place in London's Pinewood-Shepperton Studios in early 2014. Since the superhero sequel already has a studio lined up to shoot in, it seems possible that they may shoot exteriors in South Africa, which lends more credence to the Black Panther rumors.

T'Challa hails from the fictional African country of Wakanda, and possesses super-human strength, speed, stamina, reflexes, and heightened senses. Director Joss Whedon confirmed earlier today that Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch will be included in his sequel. Will Black Panther be along for the ride as well? Hopefully we will get confirmation of this character's inclusion soon.

Avengers: Age of Ultron comes to theaters May 1st, 2015 and stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Elizabeth Olsen, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Cobie Smulders, Jeremy Renner. The film is directed by Joss Whedon.

Sources: Bleeding Cool

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  1. undeadslayer4

    @ObiWanShinobi so whats wrong with that

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  2. Sean

    @undeadslayer4 Yes, I have no doubts that it will be 10 times better the comics.

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  3. WhiskeyDeltaEcho

    Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch? Huh... I wonder if they are trying to eventually work towards an X-Men tie in? Very unlikely BUT Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch's father is in fact Magneto... Makes me wonder

    1 year agoby @WhiskeyDeltaEchoFlag

  4. ObiWanShinobi

    @undeadslayer4 Nah dude he already played Blade. We need a fresh face. I don't want them to pull another Chris Evans.

    1 year agoby @ObiWanShinobiFlag

  5. undeadslayer4

    @themoviefanatic 10x better than the comics

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  6. undeadslayer4

    @ObiWanShinobi Wesley snipes should play black panther

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  7. Ahraman

    Djimon Hounsou would be great.

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  8. ObiWanShinobi

    If Morris Chestnut is playing him then no thanks. What happened to Djimon Hounsou?

    1 year agoby @ObiWanShinobiFlag

  9. Fry_3000

    Make him a real bad arse!!

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  10. Josh

    Bring it. So far no real black heroes in the MCU (except Rhodey). It's about time one gets the spotlight. Black Panther is a great character, like Thor but more down to earth and with more politics and less hubris.

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  11. skywise

    I hope they can squeeze him in, even if only a cameo.

    1 year agoby @skywiseFlag

  12. The Real Goku



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  13. EmmyttWolfe

    Yes please!

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  14. Alyh91

    Please, PLEASE let this be real! Black Panther NEEDS to be in Avengers 2!

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  15. Sean

    Sounds good to me!

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  16. Scruffnutz89

    idc who is in the avengers just as long as Ultron makes his way into the movies... that i do care about!!

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