"The beauty of this project is that we as a diaspora made this film successful – and we’re just getting started as a diaspora," the actress said.
"Black Panther" director Ryan Coogler will produce the sequel, with "Random Acts of Flyness" creator Terence Nance directing.
The "Black Panther" star's production company, Outlier Society, is working to provide opportunities in the entertainment industry for underrepresented youths.
"I’ve worked with these incredible filmmakers that happen to be women, they were the best people for the job," the director told The New York Times.
"Black Panther" was more than a hit movie, it was a moment for America to look critically upon our past and look ahead toward a better future.
The Ohio native talks the importance of supporting black filmmakers and bringing "unique stories" to the big screen.
The first film was Marvel's highest domestic grossing film in history.
James will star, Coogler will produce, and Terence Nance of HBO’s “Random Acts of Flyness” will direct, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The director said the "Black Panther" women may be "more important" than the male characters.
The relationship between Okoye and W’Kabi was more complicated than we thought.
When “Black Panther” fans first started calling Letitia Wright a Disney princess, the actress admits she was confused: Would
Marvel head Kevin Feige voiced strong support for Ryan Coogler's future involvement.
His open letter to DuVernay is an ode to all she's accomplished.
For DuVernay and Coogler, this is surely just the beginning.
The Queen Mother has spoken.
"To see people of all backgrounds wearing clothing that celebrates their heritage... moved me and my wife to tears."