The highly anticipated Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has officially confirmed its runtime. The film is set to run for nearly three hours when it premieres worldwide on 11 November 2022. Wakanda Forever will sport a runtime of two hours and 41 minutes, joining the pantheon of Hollywood studio superhero pics with hefty running times and will be the second-longest of any title in the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) behind Avengers: Endgame. It is 26 minutes longer than the groundbreaking Black Panther (2:15). Disney Studios has confirmed this information. 

The synopsis of the upcoming film reads, "Queen Ramonda, Shuri, M’Baku, Okoye, and the Dora Milaje fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King T’Challa’s death. As the Wakandans strive to embrace their next chapter, the heroes must band together with the help of War Dog Nakia and Everett Ross and forge a new path for the kingdom of Wakanda.”

It is once again being directed by Ryan Coogler from a screenplay he is co-writing with Joe Robert Cole. The film is intended to be the 30th film in the MCU. It will see the return of most of its original main cast, including Lupita Nyong’o as Nakia, Danai Gurira as Okoye, Angela Bassett as Ramonda, Martin Freeman as Everett K. Ross, Letitia Wright as Shuri, Winston Duke as M’Baku, and Florence Kasumba as Ayo. Joining them are franchise newcomers Tenoch Huerta , Michaela Coel , Mabel Cadena , and Alex Livinalli.