Will Black Panther 2 land directly on Disney+?

After the success of the first part of Black Pantherspectators are now waiting for the sequel, which should be released on November 9 in French theaters, unless Disney studios decide to broadcast it directly on their streaming platform.

For a few days, rumors have been circulating that French theaters could be deprived of Black Panther 2. The reason ? Disney Studios are still not supportive of the new media timeline. Last January, a new agreement reforming the media chronology was signed. As a result, Canal+ and OCS can now broadcast films 6 months after their theatrical release, compared to 8 months previously. As for Netflix, the platform has obtained the right to broadcast the films 15 months after their cinema release, on condition that it undertakes to finance French cinema. As for Prime Video and Disney+, they are the big losers in this agreement since they can only put feature films online 17 months after their theatrical release. After five months of exclusivity on Disney +, the film, even entirely produced by Disney, is reserved for free television channels for the following 14 months. An agreement which is not seen very favorably by Disney. As a result, the firm has decided to cancel the cinema release of the film. Avalonia, the strange journey to stream it directly on Disney+. And it is possible that the studio will do the same for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

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“We haven’t made a decision yet”

According to French Filmthe cancellation of the output of Black Panther 2 was mentioned earlier this month during the general assembly of the French Syndicate of Cinematographic Theaters (SFTC). “Media chronology forces us to evaluate our theatrical releases film by film. We have not yet made a decision on the theatrical release of the film for France.“, affirmed Disney in the media aimed at professionals. As a reminder, the blockbuster directed by Ryan Coogler should be released on November 9, unless Disney changes its mind. However, discussions around the new media timeline will begin with a meeting, under the aegis of the CNC (National Cinema Center), on October 4. Information confirmed by Richard Patry, the president of the FNCF (National Federation of French Cinemas).It is urgent to come together so that French viewers are not deprived of certain films and that cinemas are not the collateral victims of a situation in which our room for maneuver is very limited.Whether these talks will be enough to calm things down remains to be seen.

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Black Panther 2 : what will happen in the rest of the film?

In the second part of Black Pantherwhich takes place several years after the events ofAvengers: Endgame, the people of Wakanda mourn the death of their hero, T’Challa. Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett), Shuri (Letitia Wright), Okoye (Danai Gurira), and the Dora Milaje must fight to protect Wakanda from the interference of world powers that come in the wake of King T’Challa’s death. As the Wakandans strive to embrace the next chapter in their history, the heroes must come together to help warrior Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o) and Everett Ross (Martin Freeman) chart the kingdom’s new path. of Wakanda can we read in an official synopsis.

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Article written in collaboration with 6Médias

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