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LOOK: Stars hit the red carpet at the 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' premiere

By AYIE LICSI Published Oct 27, 2022 3:06 pm

Wakanda Forever!

The stars were out at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood as Marvel kicked off the purple carpet premiere of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever on Oct. 27. The upcoming superhero flick is set to hit theaters on Nov. 11.

Among those who graced the night with their stunning outfits were the movie's cast, including Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Angela Bassett, Winston Duke, and Daniel Kaluuya.

M'Baku actor Winston Duke

W'Kabi actor Daniel Kaluuya

Wright, who plays Black Panther's sister and tech genius Shuri, donned a shaved head and wore a sleek black pantsuit with shimmering silver accents.

Nyong'o, a.k.a. T'Challa's love interest Nakia, stunned in a gorgeous white gown.

On the other hand, both Gurira and Bassett wore purple ruffled gowns to the premiere.

Newcomers Michaela Cole, Tenoch Huerta who plays one of Marvel's oldest villains Namor, and Mabel Cadena were also present. 

Rihanna, who made music for Wakanda Forever's soundtrack, was also on the purple carpet with partner A$AP Rocky, wearing matching gray-khaki outfits. Her newest single, Lift Me Up, comes out on Oct. 28.

Meanwhile, director Ryan Coogler looked sharp in an all-white outfit and even paid homage to the late Chadwick Boseman who starred as T'Challa, aka the Black Panther, in the first film. He wore a gold dog tag with a photo of Boseman.

Other Marvel actors also appeared at the premiere, including Thor: Love and Thunder's Tessa Thompson, Shang Chi's Simu Liu, She-Hulk's Jameela Jamil, and Eternals' Kumail Nanjiani.

Michael B. Jordan, the first movie's villain Killmonger, wore a striking, long yellow coat and pants.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever comes out on Nov. 11. You can start getting tickets in advance for the movie in the Philippines.