Ryan Coogler

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Disney+ greenlights Wakanda series
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A series set in Wakanda is in development at Disney Plus. Ryan Coogler, who will develop the series, is already working on the Black Panther sequel, which begins filming later in 2021.

"Ryan Coogler is a singular storyteller whose vision and range have made him one of the standout filmmakers of his generation," Bob Iger, Executive Chairman of The Walt Disney Company said in a statement. "With Black Panther, Ryan brought a groundbreaking story and iconic characters to life in a real, meaningful and memorable way, creating a watershed cultural moment. In a statement for Proximity Media, Coogler described his experience on Black Panther as "a dream come true" and his excitement to further the relationship with The Walt Disney Company and Marvel Studios on "select MCU shows for Disney+."