Marvel Studios’ final film of 2022 and Phase 4 is the long-awaited MCU sequel at the box office of 2018, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
Starring Letitia Wright, Danny Gurira, Winston Duke black panther 2 It will show how the T’Challa family and their allies struggle to defend Wakanda and chart a new course Following the death of the hero.
This particular plot is unique in that it reflects what the actual cast and crew stand for black panther 2 He should have done the following T’Challa’s tragic passing Chadwick Boseman.
The fact that this sequel exists, given the loss of its main star and having to face challenges related to COVID, is a huge accomplishment and a hard-earned victory.
However, it seems that Wakanda forever He has another challenge to face thanks to the new international law relating to theatrical productions.
Will Disney cancel Black Panther 2 in France?
This is due to a French law that requires theatrical films to wait 17 months before being released on a subscription-based streaming platform.
Currently, none of the MCU Phase 4 films have reached the streaming service in France, likely due to the rule.
Window for release to a streaming device for an additional fee, such as in Disney + Premier Access Status4 months.
Understandably, the purpose of this wide window is to allow free channels to broadcast programs first.
With regard to French law, Disney issued the following statement, which has been copied:
“The media’s timeline forces us to rate our theatrical releases film by film. We have not made a decision yet on the release of Black Panther.”
This isn’t the first time Disney has addressed this particular legislation, and the company has already shown that it will cancel a theater show as a result.
Back in June, Disney announced that the upcoming animated film, strange worldYou won’t get a theater show in France But they’ll go straight to Disney+.
Black Panther 2 announcement imminent
While audiences are increasingly accustomed to shorter theatrical release windows and live broadcast premieres, France is just one example of opposition to these changes in the industry.
That being said, those at Pixar were frustrated with Disney abandons theatrical performances of its films in favor of Disney +and theater chains in general, have expressed concern about this shift.
It is also worth noting that strange worlds It was expected to be released in France on November 23 black panther 2 It is scheduled to be released in the UK on November 11 and in Italy on November 9.
Considering the fact that Disney hasn’t made a decision yet on a movie that was slated to premiere strange worldsIt seems that Black Panther The decision is difficult for Disney and/or a potential vehicle for strategy.
After all, Disney and Marvel Studios won’t be the only players struggling with this particular slate. If Disney chooses to send Wakanda forever To the broadcast, French cinemas and their staff will suffer as well.
As for blaming Disney or French legislation, it remains unknown.
as such black panther 2With his release date looming, Disney’s decision is bound to be made in the next few weeks.
and as Theaters and studios enjoy box office success after the pandemicHowever, this is not likely to be the last time Disney has to contend with the issue of release windows and its streaming device to the consumer.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever It is scheduled to be released in US theaters on November 11.