Moore provided the startling comparison in the most recent issue of Total Film. “This sounds crazy but I’m going to say it. There’s a little bit of a mob movie to this. There’s a little bit of The Godfather sounds like I’m being insane, but There’s that feeling of families of war. Because this movie is very much about Wakanda finding an equal to itself, and Namor’s world of Talocan,” the Marvel executive explained. “But these two isolationist nations that are incredibly powerful probably more powerful than any other nations in the world [are] figuring out how they can both co-exist. The film is very much about Wakanda opening up its borders to some degree, and impacting Namor’s world in a way that’s unexpected. Namor kind of comes to Wakanda with a proposal that’s not unlike, you know, one of the five families coming with a proposal. And Wakanda is having to figure out how to negotiate with this world power that isn’t afraid of it, frankly.”
Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Winston Duke, Tenoch Huerta, Dominique Thorne, Florence Kasumba, Michaela Coel, Martin Freeman, and Angela Bassett are among the cast members of Black Panther 2: Wakanda Forever.
The forthcoming MCU sequel, which debuts in theatres on November 11, has tickets available now.