The world is abuzz with Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, as director Ryan Coogler was faced with a difficult question after beloved star Chadwick Boseman suddenly passed away: recast or move forward? On this episode of The Hollywood Outsider podcast, we discuss recasting film and television characters throughout the years, and when is the right or wrong time to do so. Or is it ever truly ok to recast a beloved character? Also this week, we discover an actor's gem through focusing on several rarely discussed films by some of our favorite actors.

After our topic, Troy and Aaron dive into Black Panther: Wakanda Forever! Be forewarned, this is a full-on spoilercast where we discuss all of the details Marvel and director Ryan Coogler decided to go with as they ventured back to Wakanda. Does Letitia Wright carry the film? Is Namor a formidable foe? Should they ultimately have recast King T'Challa? Why the hell isn't the stinger part of the ACTUAL movie?! All of this and more on our Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Spoilercast.

Discussed on this episode

    • (0:00 – 06:25) Opening
    • (06:26 - 48:33) From the Outside In: Recasting Film or TV Actors
    • (48:34 – 55:52) Discover an Actor's Gem
    • (55:53 – 1:35:03) Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Spoilercast
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