Black Panther: Wakanda Forever it is the final installment of the MCU and the final film in Phase 4. The film follows the country of Wakanda as they mourn the loss of their King T’Challa and face a new threat from Talokan’s Namor. the Black Panther The sequel continues the MCU tradition of containing Easter eggs that connect the film to the larger cinematic universe.
While there were some expected Easter eggs, there are a few that viewers may have missed the first time around. Fans love watching MCU movies for the references to other movies, references to Marvel Comics, and other nods to make eagle-eyed viewers take notice.
10/10 Scott Lang is going on a book tour
early in wakandan forever, CNN’s Anderson Cooper makes a cameo appearance. He’s doing a report on Wakanda a year after T’Challa’s passing. If fans look closely at the bottom ticker, they can see a rather large Easter egg: Scott Lang goes on a book tour.
Lang Memoirs, Scott Lang: Watch out for the little one!, and a podcast shows that Ant-Man is becoming a celebrity in the MCU. This was mentioned more in the first trailer of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumaniaalbeit humorously when someone mistakes him for Spider-Man.
9/10 Namor is a mutant
While explaining his backstory to Shuri in Talokan, Namor describes himself as a mutant. This is significant since he is the first self-described mutant in the MCU. There is also a real possibility that he is the first mutant, given that he is 500 years old in wakandan forever.
Fans are starting to see mutants slowly integrate into the MCU after Fox was bought by Disney in 2019. Kamala Khan was said to be a mutant in mrs wondera variant of Charles Xavier appeared in Doctor strange in the multiverse of madnessand Deadpool and Wolverine will appear in the next Deadpool 3.
8/10 The three elephants refer to Shuri, Ramonda and T’Challa.
Queen Ramonda talks to Shuri on a beach and has a heart-to-heart with her about T’Challa on the first anniversary of his death. When they look out over the water, they see three elephants, one adult elephant and two young elephants.
The elephants may represent the Wakandan royal family: Shuri, Queen Ramonda, and T’Challa. When they see the elephants as they talk about T’Challa, it’s a reminder that the bond between the three of them was strong and what remains now that T’Challa is gone.
7/10 Ironheart’s First Flight Mirrors Tony Stark’s
When Riri Williams, aka Ironheart, teams up with Shuri and Okoye, the CIA is hot on their heels. In Wakanda forever’In the first chase sequence, Williams wears his self-made armor, which rivals Tony Stark’s Iron Man suit. However, Ironheart finds some limitations in her suit.
Ironheart flies too high and loses oxygen, and his flying skills are a bit crude. This directly mirrors Tony’s first flight in his suit in the original. Iron Man movie. Tony also had some problems, such as when his suit froze inadvertently due to him flying too high.
6/10 MIT is very integrated with the MCU
Shuri and Okoye track down the scientist who built a vibranium detecting machine. To his surprise, it was Riri, an MIT student. They visit her in her bedroom and convince her to accompany them to Wakanda for safety. This isn’t the first time MIT has featured in the MCU.
As fans remember, Tony Stark attended MIT and gave a lecture at the school on holographic technology in Captain America: Civil War. MIT is also heavily mentioned in Spider-Man: No Way Home as it is the dream school of Peter Parker, MJ Watson and Ned Leeds.
5/10 Asgard’s new treaty shows that the city is expanding in Midgard
A second news report from CNN’s Anderson Cooper also features a revealing MCU Easter egg. Another nether ticker headline says that New Asgard, where Thor’s people have settled on Earth after the destruction of Asgard in Thor: Ragnarokis involved with some kind of treaty.
While no other information is given, the snippet does show New Asgard growing up in the MCU. as seen on Thor: Love and Thunder, New Asgard seems to be thriving under the watch and leadership of the Valkyrie King. Fans can expect New Asgard to feature prominently in the MCU in the future.
4/10 M’Baku’s consumption of carrots calls back Black Panther
When M’Baku first appears, entering the Wakandan throne room during a meeting led by Queen Ramonda, he is eating a carrot. This may not be the most exciting Easter egg ever. wakandan foreverbut hilariously recalls a time when Black Panther that involves M’Baku.
In the first movie, M’Baku tells Everett Ross “One more word, and I’ll feed you my children.” As Ross looks on, horrified, M’Baku replies: “I’m kidding. We are vegetarians.” This callback adds some humor to the sequel and proves that the line wasn’t a throwaway joke in the first movie.
3/10 Imperious Rex is Namor’s catchphrase in the comics.
During the final battle of the film, Shuri (now Black Panther) comes face to face with Namor. When Shuri exclaims “Wakanda forever!”, Namor responds with, “Rex Empire”. While some fans may have been confused as to what it means, fans of the comics know that this is Namor’s catchphrase.
“Rex Empire” translates to “King of the Empire” and was often used by Namor as a battle cry. He uses the phrase shortly before fighting Shuri, and in the comics, he used it to intimidate his enemies. Since the phase was only used once and Namor is likely to appear again, fans can expect to hear the battle cry from him more often.
2/10 Shuri doesn’t let revenge consume her memories of T’Challa and Zemo.
Shuri gains the upper hand on Namor and contemplates killing him. When she entered the Ancestral Plane, she was surprised to see Killmonger instead of T’Challa. He tells her that T’Challa was a weak leader who couldn’t do what it took to lead, like kill his enemies.
Shuri eventually decides to forgive Namor, saying that she did not want revenge to consume her. She plays out much like T’Challa sparing Baron Zemo in Captain America: Civil War where he forgives the man who killed his own father.
1/10 T’Challa’s son Toussaint is named after a great Haitian hero
wakandan foreverThe only post-credits scene reveals that T’Challa had a child with Nakia. Both decided to raise their son in Haiti, away from the pressures of the Wakandan throne. His name is Toussaint, but his Wakandan name is T’Challa.
T’Challa’s son is named after him, but the boy’s Haitian name has an important meaning. Toussaint Louverture was a general during the Haitian revolution who rose from slave to war hero. He led the most successful slave revolt in history and is revered as a national hero in Haiti.
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