Numerous sources have confirmed that Danai Gurira will be returning as Okoye, general of the Dora Milaje, in Ryan Coogler’s upcoming Black Panther: Wakanda Forever as well as reprising the character in an origin spinoff series for Disney+.
Disney didn’t hasn’t made any official statement to that effect yet.
However, It would not be a surprise if Gurira also stars in the Wakanda series which Coogler is developing for Disney+. The filmmaker and his Proximity Media already signed a five-year overall exclusive TV deal with the studio.
Black Panther‘s Florence Kasumba also returned as her Black Panther character Ayo, another member of the Dora Milaje, in Disney+’s The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.
Wakanda Forever is scheduled to to premiere on July 8, 2022. The Movie has already gathered enough hype as the fans can’t wait to see the new Black Panther.
Gurira’s deal was first reported today in a Hollywood Reporter profile about her attorney Jamie Mandelbaum of Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein.