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- “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” is now streaming exclusively on Disney Plus.
- The Marvel sequel stars Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, and Winston Duke.
- Disney Plus costs $8/month with ads, or $11 a month for ad-free streaming.
“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” finally hit Disney Plus on February 1. The movie’s streaming debut arrived after playing exclusively in theaters for more than 80 days.
In the blockbuster sequel, the heroes of Wakanda try to protect their country after the death of their leader King T’Challa (the late Chadwick Boseman). As the nation attempts to heal, it must fend against a new enemy from the ocean.
Check out the trailer for ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’
Though the original “Black Panther” movie starred Boseman as T’Challa, Boseman does not appear in the sequel. Boseman’s role was not recast and the film commemorates the actor.
“Wakanda Forever” stars Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Winston Duke, Florence Kasumba, Dominique Thorne, Michaela Coel, Tenoch Huerta Mejía, Martin Freeman, and Angela Bassett. Bassett received a best supporting actress Oscar nomination for the role. Ryan Coogler, who directed the first “Black Panther,” returns to helm the sequel.
How to watch ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ on Disney Plus
You can watch “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” at home on Disney Plus. All subscribers are able to stream the movie without any extra fees.
Disney Plus starts at $8 a month with ads, while ad-free streaming costs $11 a month. You can also bundle the service with Hulu and ESPN+ for a starting price of $13 a month.
The Disney Plus app is available on most connected devices from major brands. That said, the ad-supported plan is not currently supported on Roku products. “Wakanda Forever” will be presented in 4K HDR with Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, and IMAX Enhanced video on compatible displays.
How to rent or buy ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’
Once you buy the film digitally, you’ll be able to watch and rewatch it as many times as you want. No rental option is available for the title as of yet, but it’s typically a much cheaper route — though it limits your access to only a 48-hour time period.
Is ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ worth watching?
“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” has received critical acclaim. As of February 1, the film has an “84% Certified Fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Critics praise the film as an emotional and powerful step forward for the franchise.
Insider reviewer Kirsten Acuna gave the film a “B+” score and said it’s Marvel’s best film of 2022, but spends too much time setting up future MCU projects.