In it, Chadwick Boseman’s character, T’Challa, returns to his home where he rules, the fictional African nation of Wakanda. Footage throughout the trailer shows him embodying his superhero identity, Black Panther.
Michael B. Jordan’s character Erik Killmonger — an exile who seeks to overthrow T’Challa — is also highlighted in the trailer. “I waited my entire life for this,” he says. “The world is going to start over. I’m going to burn it all.”
Ryan Coogler directed “Black Panther” from a script he wrote with Joe Robert Cole. The film’s cast also including Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, and Andy Serkis.
The first teaser for the upcoming film debuted in June during Game 4 of the NBA Finals. Then, at San Diego Comic-Con in July, new footage brought the crowd in Hall H to its feet as the cast grinned and embraced, having also seen it for the first time.
“Black Panther” hits theaters on Feb. 16, 2018.
Watch the first full trailer for Marvel’s “Black Panther” below: