Ryan Coogler Set to Write and Direct ‘Black Panther 2’

Director Ryan Coogler is shown in this stock photo. (Credit: Deposit Photos)

Ryan Coogler has signed up for more Black Panther.

The filmmaker behind the Disney-Marvel hit closed a deal to write and direct the sequel, The Hollywood Reporter revealed Thursday.

Coogler will most likely write the script next year, with production starting in late 2019 or early 2020.

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The 32-year-old USC film school graduate directed Black Panther to stunning success.

The Wakanda adventure arrived in theaters on February 16, and went on to gross a staggering $1.3 billion worldwide.

Black Panther was released on Blu-ray and DVD on May 15.

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