The ideological debate about whether Wakanda has a responsibility to open its borders to share its wealth and technology and help make the world a better place is arguably one of the most riveting parts of Ryan Coogler's Black Panther. Show More Summary
In 2007, the East Bay Times profiled a 21-year-old Ryan Coogler, director of Creed and Black Panther. He graduated this year with honors from Sacramento State University. Next month, he begins a three-year master’s program at the University...Show More Summary
Marvel Studios has experienced years of success, but the reality is that they've never produced something quite like Ryan Coogler's Black Panther.
In this edition of Sequel Bits: Ryan Coogler explains why he’s not directing Creed 2 Speaking of Creed 2, check out a cool Creed 2 fan poster below Oh did someone say Creed 2? Dolph Lundgren reveals why he returned for Creed 2 Hey, speaking...Show More Summary
Don't get her wrong; she's not unhappy with her success, or the success of Ryan Coogler of Black Panther or Dee Rees of Mudbound, but she knows the tiny number of directors of color in Hollywood. "We kind of sit on the top of a broken system.... Until that system is fertile ground for […]
The blockbuster success of Marvel’s “Black Panther” figures to up the already in-demand status of director Ryan Coogler and his stars, many of whom continue their roles in “Avengers: Infinity War,” in theaters May 4. Here, we take a look at some of their upcoming projects: Coogler, whose trajectory,...
One of the bittersweet things about seeing Black Panther is realising that the movie being shown in theatres isn't the long-rumoured four hour-long cut Ryan Coogler is said to have submitted to Marvel at one point. But there's at least one scene we really would have liked to have seen included. More »
Ludwig Goransson says he scored a four hour cut of Black Panther before Ryan Coogler edited the movie.
Ryan Coogler brought the Rocky franchise back to life in Creed, but he's not returning to helm the sequel.
When you think of Wakanda, the futuristic African country that is the setting of Ryan Coogler’s smash-hit superhero movie Black Panther, you can’t help but picture its fabulously dressed citizens. Two-time Oscar nominee Ruth E. Carter is the costume designer responsible for Wakanda’s sartorial splendor, and she’s loving the audience ... More »
Ryan Coogler wasn't able to return for Creed 2, which is being taken over by a new director.
Creed was a movie that, by all accounts, did not need to work. It could have rested on the laurels of the Rocky franchise, made fun callbacks, and gone on its merry way to a moderate box office success. However, its director, Ryan Coogler wouldn’t have it. Instead, he created a thoroughly captivating and emotional […]
Following the unprecedented success of his film Black Panther, director Ryan Coogler shared this sweet thank-you letter via the Marvel Studios Twitter account: https://twitter.com/marvelstudios/status/966115769388998656?s=11 The letter reads: I am struggling to find the words to express my gratitude at this moment, but I will try. Show More Summary
Check out the 1:52 mark for the discussion. Ryan Coogler, director of Black Panther, still finds time to play some games despite his busy schedule. Apparently he just got a Switch, and owns both Stardew Valley and Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Stardew Valley is taking up so much of his gaming time that he hasn't even played Zelda yet!
In Ryan Coogler's Black Panther, Lupita Nyong'o's Nakia is the target of the titular hero's romantic affections -- but that wasn't always the case
With its fully realized, finely detailed vision of the technologically advanced, never-colonized African republic Wakanda, Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther is notable for being one of the purest expressions of Afrofuturism rendered on film to date. The term, coined by the academic Mark Dery in his 1994 essay-cum–interview collection “Black to ... More »
"I am struggling to find the words to express my gratitude at this moment, but I will try."Filmmaking is a team sport. And our team was made up [of] amazing people from all over the world who believed in this story. Deep down we all hoped that people would come to see a film about a fictional country...
Black Panther looks like almost no other Hollywood film, and not just because of its primarily black cast. Director Ryan Coogler’s inspired and heavily researched Afrofuturistic aesthetic furnishes his blockbuster with a visual vocabulary...Show More Summary
We’ve written at length about how Ryan Coogler‘s Black Panther is a cinematic force to be reckoned with. It’s a full-fledged box office juggernaut, an inspiring cultural touchstone, and a damn good movie to boot. It also introduces some...Show More Summary
It looks like Suicide Squad star Will Smith has seen Ryan Coogler's Black Panther, and he has taken to social media with a special message for the Marvel film's cast and crew.