Breaking It Down
♦ Out now in cinemas in the US and UK and already storming the box office, Vanity Fair just got Black Panther director Ryan Coogler to break down a fight scene from the film …
On this episode of “Notes on a Scene,” Black Panther’s director and co-writer Ryan Coogler breaks down a fight scene in the movie featuring Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira and Chadwick Boseman.
Following Captain America: Civil War, T’Challa, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as King. His sovereignty is challenged by warring factions inside his own borders, as Erik Killmonger (Michael B Jordan) and arms dealer Ulysses Klaue (Andy Serkis) conspire to bring down his reign. T’Challa must become the Black Panther, working with C.I.A. agent Everett K. Ross (Martin Freeman), Okoye (Danai Gurira) and members of Wakandan special forces unit Dora Milaje to prevent a world war.
Director: Ryan Coogler
Writers: Ryan Coogler, Joe Robert Cole
Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o
Here’s our review of the film itself