The late Chadwick Boseman voiced T’Challa in Marvel’s What If…? collection (Image: Marvel/REX)
Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has shared new particulars concerning the late Chadwick Boseman’s position as T’Challa within the upcoming animated What If…? collection, the trailer for which got here out throughout Disney’s current 2020 Investor’s Day.
What If…?, which will probably be launched on streaming platform Disney Plus, relies on the comedian e book collection of the identical title, exploring how numerous storylines may have occurred in another way within the Marvel Universe.
T’Challa (Black Panther) will seem within the collection as a special model of Star-Lord, as seen within the trailer when he takes off a helmet much like the one worn by Chris Pratt within the MCU movies.
Chadwick, who performed Black Panther in his eponymous movie along with Captain America: Civil Struggle, Avengers: Infinity Struggle and Endgame, died in August aged 43 after being identified with colon most cancers.
Throughout a current interview, Marvel boss Kevin stated that Chadwick recorded a number of episodes for the What If… ? collection.
The actor ‘got here in about 4 instances and recorded quite a few episodes,’ Kevin stated, stating that ‘in hindsight, it’s very transferring’.
‘These are all types of tales we couldn’t discover by means of dwell motion,’ Kevin instructed Emmy Journal by way of ComicBook.com.
Different Marvel actors who lent their voices to What If…? embrace Hayley Atwell as Captain Peggy Carter, Chris Hemsworth as Thor and Michael B Jordan as Killmonger.
Whereas talking at Disney’s Traders Day, Kevin confirmed that Chadwick will not be recast as T’Challa in the sequel to Black Panther.
‘I needed to acknowledge the devastating lack of a pricey pal and member of the Marvel Studios household,’ he stated.
‘Chadwick Boseman was an immensely proficient actor and an inspirational particular person who affected all of our lives professionally and personally.
‘His portrayal of T’Challa the Black Panther is iconic and transcends iteration of the character in another medium from Marvel’s previous. And it’s for that purpose that we are going to not recast the character.’
What If…? is predicted to be launched on Disney Plus in 2021.