How The Cast Of Black Panther Should Actually Look

  • Published on Feb 5, 2018
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    Filmmakers tasked with adapting comic book icons for the big-screen have their work cut out for them. After all, redesigning a universe filled with flashy super suits and living planets can be a bit of a challenge. Plus, screwing up the balance of "faithful" and "creative" means inspiring the fiery wrath of comic book fanboys - and nobody wants that. Luckily, the Afro-futuristic nation of Wakanda and its denizens have been given one badass makeover for the big-screen. And even though we're super into the aesthetic that director Ryan Coogler's bringing to the table, let's take a look at what the cast of Black Panther should really look like based on the comics...
    T'Challa/Black Panther | 0:35
    Ulysses Klaue | 1:32
    Shuri | 2:12
    Killmonger | 3:08
    Nakia | 3:51
    M'Baku | 4:32
    Ramonda | 5:06
    Zuri | 5:40
    Everett Ross | 6:34
    Ayo | 7:38
    Okoye | 8:30
    W'Kabi | 9:10
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  • Looper
    Looper  Year ago +130

    What kind of Black Panther movie/comic features would you like to see us feature next?

  • Wayne Johnson
    Wayne Johnson Day ago

    They are called "LOCKS" not Dread Locks. Do your homework next time!!!

  • Leigh Carver
    Leigh Carver 6 days ago

    and comic book fan girls too

  • Sinister Zane
    Sinister Zane Month ago

    Maybe not white enuff.... from a place there ia no white ppl..... or ppl from England... just saying how could u ask this like the opinion of obvious difference matters.. mind ur boundaries in this comic world, say less just enjoy our culture.... on screen..... lol

  • wolf
    wolf 3 months ago

    *MBJ Killmonger look is absolutely perfect!* 💯💯💯

  • SpellBoundGamer // SBG
    SpellBoundGamer // SBG 4 months ago

    How to make a video just over ten minutes:

  • WellActually
    WellActually 6 months ago

    Im just happy they used BLACK people. Not mixrace/biracials that one drop rule America loves to use in place of black folks

  • SKP Swargam Z
    SKP Swargam Z 7 months ago

    Show us the secret behind the golden jaguar suit

  • Jonathan Barker
    Jonathan Barker 7 months ago

    Hey Black Panther is a great MCU movie .Right next to Captain America. :Winter Solder. that is ,And besides that you are showing that know ,You suppose. to do way before the movie comes out ,Considering. that MCU is not like it is the comics ,My point being that books and movie are far a part when comes to things .And the MCU and the Marvel are far a part a little bit ,Especially when comes to classic Marvel .

  • •a s h a•
    •a s h a• 9 months ago

    Bantu knots....

  • morning my dudes
    morning my dudes 9 months ago

    What a fucking movie 10/10😎

  • guyoffun
    guyoffun 10 months ago

    boy now i feel like i have been doped

  • yoyo guy
    yoyo guy 10 months ago

    "Tight curls" those are Bantu knots...

  • Andrea Youngken
    Andrea Youngken 10 months ago

    i think if they'd made it look more like the comics, it would've been so out of place in the MCU.

  • Monster of Analysis
    Monster of Analysis 11 months ago

    Dude Shuri... looks hot with the BP suit on.

  • Jack Krieger
    Jack Krieger 11 months ago

    Mbaku and his soldiers have European ancient armor.Also why do you need animals fur in Africa.Come on it's already hot enough to even stay naked.The bodyguards of the black panthers are similar to the Amazons.

  • joyster time
    joyster time 11 months ago

    Videos like this always irritate me. Unless a movie turns out like percy Jackson don't complain over little things. Just be grateful that it's an amazing movie.

  • Rick Smooth
    Rick Smooth 11 months ago

    They nailed it with claw, the best guy for that part

  • Z Oxidhian
    Z Oxidhian 11 months ago

    The differences are ok but I think you should not name it like that. "Should actually look" is not ok as they can look different because they can show their own version, it's their right to. Just because they don't look like in the comics doesn't mean they are not looking ok or they are looking wrong. I like Killmonger version to be honest.

  • iRas Makonnen
    iRas Makonnen 11 months ago

    How about loop put up the money and make their own movie, I hate critics.

  • D.A. Risse
    D.A. Risse 11 months ago

    Afro-futurism ?? We call that "Chicago" .

  • XxPotatoxX .-.
    XxPotatoxX .-. 11 months ago

    "Tight curls."
    Me: *calls mama* is this tight curls?
    Ma: Who said it was?
    Me: This dude...
    Ma: *Makes a whole history lesson about African hair*

  • Dio Cipher
    Dio Cipher 11 months ago +2


    ARSOZ 11 months ago


  • Slimey Annihilation
    Slimey Annihilation 11 months ago +2

    So shuri girl black panther???

  • zaggaona
    zaggaona 11 months ago +1

    Comics look so much doper than mcu interpretation

  • RAM
    RAM 11 months ago

    Human version never looks nearly as cool as the comics in my opinion. I can't even get into comic movies really. Why am I here? How did I get here.

  • SavageBubblegum
    SavageBubblegum 11 months ago suits.... in black panther....

  • Des007
    Des007 11 months ago

    This Comment has literally nothing to do with the video, but I don't know about you guys, but I really don't like the new Black Panther Suit Design. Would've been better if Shuri made a suit that was EXACTLY like the new one, but with the old one's desing.

  • OuiiTu
    OuiiTu 11 months ago

    So did Shuri survived in Infinity War?. Since black panther is gone. She will have to take up on his absences.

  • BWQK1
    BWQK1 11 months ago

    is it just me or is this guy saying shuri's name differently every time he says it

  • Paul Murphy
    Paul Murphy Year ago +1

    Just watched it and loved it. Did anyone else get a Lion King vibe from this though or am I the only one lol.

  • Water Nebula
    Water Nebula Year ago

    Ugh everyone here whining about little details. It's perfectly fine for there to be improvement in design, but this is just a comparison

    Also he could just as easily have meant "tight curls" as in "general tightly knotted coil shape"

  • mia payne
    mia payne Year ago +2

    Angela basset was made for the mother role

  • Theresa Shaw
    Theresa Shaw Year ago

    I want my son to speak Yourbian .. & we will do it Jaiyesimi strong

  • Theresa Shaw
    Theresa Shaw Year ago

    I want more face paint & more Nigerian culture & why poor have to do it. I want this movie to give more money to # Bringourgirlsback

  • Alyssa Yuen
    Alyssa Yuen Year ago

    They are called bantu knots not tight curls

  • jonnie sm
    jonnie sm Year ago +1

    Lol killmonger looks like that guy from Moana...

    Like if agree and oh yeah.. whats his name again?????

  • Jamaa L
    Jamaa L Year ago +1

    They look perfect in the movie colonizer.

  • Peter Henry
    Peter Henry Year ago

    I think u mean the avengers I've never heard of this guy ever fighting the fantastic 4

  • issa fula
    issa fula Year ago

    its a movie sorry they didn't stand up to your expectations

  • WiseOneOfGod
    WiseOneOfGod Year ago

    Wait ! What the hell is he speaking over these pictures?! Can't you just shut up??? You sound evil to anyone listening to this. I didn't expect any audio. It's way too much stress trying to listening to you. I had to mute the voice and just watch the pictures with the names. Thanks tho. Just shut up next time. You're much too irritating the way you carry on.

  • WiseOneOfGod
    WiseOneOfGod Year ago

    Someone for a little too ambitiously creative with this!

  • Guy Fucks1990
    Guy Fucks1990 Year ago

    I can't get over how clean the female warriors were. Before I'd seen how they looked in the comics, i was thinking the warriors aren't gonna be a fierce as they should be.

  • Judith Obatusa
    Judith Obatusa Year ago

    Just stop ... Black Panther is the movie of 2018/

  • Dogimon Gi
    Dogimon Gi Year ago

    At first i thought Lupita was Shuri

  • The Enemy
    The Enemy Year ago +1


  • batman vengeance
    batman vengeance Year ago

    Did he just say afrofuturistic!!! Oh hell no

  • Sergiu Cătălin Coprean

    Many of the men in Wakanda, or at least those featured in the film, have their names starting with a consonant followed by a apostrophe, while women have a much normal name structure. However, Zuri is the only one whose name is different than all the men. So, I asked myself, is Zuri a transgender?

  • dayaaron87
    dayaaron87 Year ago

    In a good way lol

  • dayaaron87
    dayaaron87 Year ago

    Your accent kills it lol

  • Ryan Stewart
    Ryan Stewart Year ago

    Awesome video!!! Thank you.

  • Jojo 1961
    Jojo 1961 Year ago

    Oh man, i a lot of this would work on the film if they follow itl

  • Scubaknight
    Scubaknight Year ago


  • GentleChrs
    GentleChrs Year ago

    these people are living on their own little world... the movies and the comics has different opinions by the director, they have reasons as to why they can't make this character look like on the comics.

  • benny finnigin
    benny finnigin Year ago

    i hate how movies make the heroes look so different. It does justice for some heroes captine america

  • inongemc
    inongemc Year ago

    I am Bantu. “Tight curls” is a descriptor of Bantu knots. I took no offense.

  • Maritza Piccarillo
    Maritza Piccarillo Year ago +1

    special shout out to Andy Serkis...... he's an underrated actor. From Lord of the Rings and King Kong to Black Panther.

  • Glynis McLehan
    Glynis McLehan Year ago +1

    I like Forest W but it would have been GREAT to see a muscle man in that role like Ving Rhames or a football player in great shape. We ladies Would have loved to see that half naked body and eight pack of abs. Am I right ladies?

  • Oakland Mind
    Oakland Mind Year ago

    Ramonda is T'Challa's step-mother

  • itsandree
    itsandree Year ago

    So many mistakes... why couldn’t a black person done this

  • ZackAttack
    ZackAttack Year ago

    I love Everett Ross he was super funny in the movie

  • Mash my face in your face

    It dosent need to look exactly like the comic so chill out

  • KatRoberta
    KatRoberta Year ago

    Please learn to pronounce the names. This was a bit irksome to listen to.

  • alyce !
    alyce ! Year ago

    Bantu knots,,,nigga😂

    FINAL OMEGA Year ago

    Angela’s hair looks close enough...

  • Tanner Williams
    Tanner Williams Year ago

    Seeing Angela Bassett in the white hair shows the Marvel Cinema franchise totally missed the casting boat with Bassett not taking on the role of Storm. She would have owned that character.

  • Si Filey
    Si Filey Year ago

    So your saying real human characters should look like exaggerated hand drawn cartoons.

  • B 37
    B 37 Year ago

    Judging from the like to dislike ratio, you haven’t seem to upset the cult of Black Panther, good for you. I personally prefer the comic style of the characters, I made me feel like they were superior in technology while the MCU has a more traditional African look to the characters.

  • slinkee
    slinkee Year ago

    *W A K A N D A F O R E V E R*

  • Lol Lel
    Lol Lel Year ago

    Movies always make them look different and weaker

  • ryo uda
    ryo uda Year ago

    That's why it called ADAPTATION instead of IMITATION

  • Carl Eric Pickett

    You just gave a way for Black Panther and Blade to work together. Going after the vampire.

  • Sanaia Meneses
    Sanaia Meneses Year ago


  • Ultra Cheese
    Ultra Cheese Year ago

    They weren't meant to look the same. They purposely get actors that fit the role or look S I M I L A R to how they want.

  • sashakimi31
    sashakimi31 Year ago

    I like most of the original character looks to be honest. I loved seeing the culture, clothing, the beautiful skin colors, the women and the men in Black Panther, and I do think movies like this are necessary. The movie did show that black woman are strong, wealthy, intelligent, compassionate and desirable because they were love interests. On the other hand, I was also watching the movie thinking in some moments I would've liked to see the women show a more vulnerable - girly side. In the movie, the woman did seem like they had their guard up at all times (which isn't bad). I am okay with there being movies of dark skin women portrayed in the way we were in black panther, I do also want films that portray us in a much more vulnerable way too. Overall though I think the black women in the Black Panther film were absolutely beautiful. Let's not talk down about the film (there are flaws in everything), instead let's celebrate it. It is a stepping stone for more black actresses, films, projects etc. I have never watched a film that made me so thankful of the fact that I loved being dark skinned/black. I felt sexier/prettier/more empowered as a black woman. When I was younger, I wanted to get darker and have more chocolatey single tone.

  • Ultimate Wall-Crawler

    It’s pretty damn accurate to the comics, but like other superhero movies it takes liberties that usually turn out for the better. Definitely in my top 5 mcu movies. Which are Iron Man, Winter Soldier, Avengers, Black Panther and Homecoming.

  • MostHatedParis TM

    They need more girls FEMINISTS

  • Gee Tee
    Gee Tee Year ago

    Why is a gorilla suit "problematic" ? You think that in a fictitious African warrior culture people would take in the panther and jaguar as their symbols but not the ridiculously powerful gorilla? Its only a problem in a white centric universe. Wakanda is Afrocentric so the gorilla should be esteemed for its strength and majesty.
    Everything being so centered on white people is so tiring really.

  • Ɗσραмєαη єѕcσвαя σтмιc

    *Should* look? So I guess they got Nick Fury all kinds of fucked up then

  • Golden Snowflake
    Golden Snowflake Year ago

    COMIC is all about colors

    ITS_JOSH Year ago

    great vid but please make an effort to PRONOUNCE THE WORDS RIGHT AND CALL THINGS BY THEIR ACTUAL NAME

    ITS_JOSH Year ago

    is everitt ross related to thunderbolt ross

  • Dierdre Cabral
    Dierdre Cabral Year ago


  • elitestar
    elitestar Year ago +1

    some of the black characters in the comics look like they have white bone structure.

    • Water Nebula
      Water Nebula Year ago

      Clearly you have not watched enough anime

    • Kelly Green
      Kelly Green Year ago +1

      elitestar there is no such thing

  • Mirski
    Mirski Year ago +1

    How tf yo white ass saying what they should look like 🤔🤦🏾‍♂️

    • Wade Wilson
      Wade Wilson Year ago +1

      Mirskimi did you even watch the video...

    • Matinicus Creek
      Matinicus Creek Year ago +1

      Mirskimi because thats how they look in the comic. Like calm the fuck down swear my people are pathetic sometimes.

  • Salud 74
    Salud 74 Year ago

    Badly researched... Claw in german is Claw aswell since its a Name.

  • rowan van der gracht

    Everret ross was the best character

  • Kid Adventures
    Kid Adventures Year ago

    The movie is great, but if the comics fanatics were not 100% happy with the changes, I can’t blame them.

  • Uchawi Beatz Official

    The way White folks pronounce T'Challa is so cringeworthy

  • xxUxie
    xxUxie Year ago

    Isn't dexter manning the one reading the info out?

  • Musu Diggs
    Musu Diggs Year ago

    I love the characters the movie is great and the customs are beautiful!

  • Wander Bear
    Wander Bear Year ago

    this is just nitpicky details

  • Kelly Green
    Kelly Green Year ago

    The correct term is Wakanda Knot. Bantu knots are different.

  • Jordan O
    Jordan O Year ago +1

    I'm ok with all the casting except Forest Whittacker. The guy really can't act.

    • Lurch Hightower
      Lurch Hightower Year ago +1

      It's sad that there are tons of actors who get a shitload of money for not being good at what they do.

  • mauricedpage
    mauricedpage Year ago

    Those aren't curls they are called Bantu knots.

  • Wray Steelfire
    Wray Steelfire Year ago

    Michonne has stepped up her game.

  • Zer0eher0e
    Zer0eher0e Year ago

    so Black panther was after civil war? he got his powers for the first time during the Black Panther movie, so who was the wearing the suit in civil war?

  • Jason Lopez
    Jason Lopez Year ago +9

    Grateful that they actually cast most of the characters that look like they come from Africa instead of some biracial black actor who has a white Mom or Dad.

  • Hello
    Hello Year ago