Michael Coel is the proud first Black Actor to Join ‘Black Panther’ Cast

Emmy Awardee Michael Coel is highly proud of being a black for fitting in the cast

Michaela Coel was quite proud of joining the cast of Wakanda Forever. While she was walking through the red carpet in London for the film’s European premiere, she also shared about her experience.

Michael Coel, a big name as you already know, was the first woman to win the Emmy Award for her work on I may Destroy You. She had pride to be joining the cast of Wakanda Forever and took place on the red carpet in London for the film’s European premiere. She plays a new cast Aneka in Wakanda Forever, the sequel to Black Panther.

Michaela Coel poses for photographers with his Leading Actress award for her role in 'I May Destroy You' backstage at the British Academy Television Awards in London
AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali

The joining boosted her confidence, and she feels proud to be among them. According to reports, Michael Coel said, “The feeling it gives me, as a woman of color, to see my story reflected back still gives me a rush of exhilaration to be seen.”

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It became the first superhero film to receive an Oscar nomination for best picture. It was nominated seven times, winning three for original score, costume design and production design. It also contributes its huge box office and she also joined stars like Danai Gurira and Lupita Nyong’o at the premiere. She also cast a strong black female leads. The death of Black Panther in 2020 described filming the sequel without him as “an intense process”.


To which, Ryan Coogler had come up with a plot and reflect the 43-year old’s death. He was so smart to embrace the loss and also mentioned that when we lose somebody than we all experience it at one point.

Michael Coel is a very pleasant addition to an already star studded ensemble.

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