All Of WAKANDA Served Up #BlackExcellence At ‘Black Panther’ UK Premiere

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The Black Panther cast is heavy on the promo trail overseas before the superhero film hits theaters. Get into all of their #BlackExcellence at the UK premiere inside…

The Black Panther cast brought WAKANDA to the UK!

The entire cast was front and center last night for the European premiere of the highly anticipated Marvel superhero movie held at the Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith in London.

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The gorgeous Lupita Nyong’o was on the scene in all her melanin glory, styling in a Balmain gown that let her serve up a little thigh action.

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Wakanda touches down in London Town. #BlackPanther

— Lupita Nyong’o (@Lupita_Nyongo) February 9, 2018


Just flawless. And that’s not up for debate.

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Chadwick Boseman, who plays T’Challa aka Black Panther, is the lead role in the film and he was leading on the red carpet in Givenchy as well. His presence served up powerful vibes we can feel through the pictures. We can’t wait to see him get all bad a** in the film.

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Ayyyye it’s the birthday boy! Before ringing in his 31st birthday today, Michael B. Jordan got suited and booted for the premiere.

And here’s how his castmates celebrated:


When your co-workers make sure your birthday is lit. #ChadwickBoseman #MichaelBJordan #BlackPanther

— YBF CHIC (@TheYBF) February 9, 2018


Cute!  We have a few ways we’d like to celebrate with him too….


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Director Ryan Coogler and his wife Zinzi Evans served up coupledom vibes on the carpet. Last week, a Facebook group was formed to try and sabotage the film’s success. Here’s what Ryan had to say about it all: “For me, I’m looking forward to everybody seeing the film,” Ryan told the Huffington Post. “I’m really looking forward to sharing the film with audiences regardless of what their political views are … that’s kind of where I [stand on that].”


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Star Danai Gurira strutted down the carpet in JEAN-LOUIS SABAJI’s Phoenix couture gown. We feelin’ it?

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They don’t star in the film, but Star Wars star John Boyega and UK Hip Hop artist Stormzy came out to support. They linked up on the carpet before checking out the film.

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Get Out star Daniel Kaluuya rocked a black Gucci suit for the festivities.

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Now, this is how it’s done. "Chewing Gum" actress Michaela Coel copped a last minute ticket to the premiere, so she had to whip something up real quick to get ready:


Last minute invite to WAKANDA, had 2hrs to ready myself. I had bought two of the same skirt from auntie who has the stall outside the pharmacy in Accra mall. I cut one skirt to make it into a top and sew da ting together into a dress.
Resourceful bitch.

— Michaela Coel (@MichaelaCoel) February 9, 2018


She did that!


Cute, I know

— Michaela Coel (@MichaelaCoel) February 9, 2018


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The Black Eyed Peas reunited on the carpet looking like real-life black panthers.

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Well this is interesting. Singer Leona Lewis rolled up on the carpet in this Stephane Rolland concoction.

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Black Panther star Florence Kasumbahad some fun in a flirty sheer dress.

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Singer Emeli Sande was all smiles in all black on the carpet.


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The cast took the stage to chit chat about the film. We’re DYING to see it! 

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Then, they took the party outside…

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These two….*sips tea of unrequited hope of a hookup* We doubt either is each other’s type, unfortunately.

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Fun times.


Black Panther hits theaters February 16th!  What are y’all wearing?


Photos: Getty/John’s IG

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