Rumor of the Day: Donald Glover could be Black Panther 2's villain

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"One of those characters, if he gets his wish, will be played by Childish Gambino [Glover's musical moniker]".

But guys I've save the best for last, especially for thirsty people everywhere (me), the same super informative source also revealed that Coogler is talking to his longtime collaborator and total babe, Michael B. Jordan, who may return for the sequel. It should also be mentioned that Glover will also be playing icon Star Wars character Lando Calrissian in Solo: A Star Wars Story.

Heroic Hollywood editor-in-chief Umberto Gonzalez has confirmed the following Black Panther 2 rumor is indeed false.

Of course, things aren't set in stone just yet, but the outlet notes that "informal talks" are happening between Coogler, Glover, and representatives from Disney and Marvel to "see if they can make it happen". This could be a "he said, she said" that got muddled along the way or maybe Coogler truly has something special up his sleeve for the Black Panther sequel.




Previous year in Spider-Man: Homecoming, Glover appeared as a character who had a connection to the arms crime Spider-Man was investigating.

Coogler is also reportedly thinking about bringing actor Michael B. Jordan back for the sequel, although it's not clear what that would look like given that (spoiler alert) his character Erik Killmonger died at the end of the first film. "They're still yet to decide if Michael B. Jordan will return in some capacity, but if he doesn't it's likely Gambino may play some kind of villain", adds the source. How would you like to see Killmonger return?

If it happens, it wouldn't be the first time Glover played sort of villain in the Marvel universe following his Spiderman: Homecoming role as Aaron Davis, a career criminal who later becomes the Prowler in the comic books.

While the news from the source from Metro UK should be taken with a grain of salt, the news is still exciting nonetheless. There's no word on how long fans will have to wait before Black Panther 2 releases in theaters, but hopefully it won't be too long of a wait.

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