The director of black panther, Ryan Coogler has just inked a five year overall deal with Disney as he is continues to make major moves in Hollywood.
It was recently announced that Ryan Coogler has officially inked a new multi-year deal with Disney; that also includes TV-based look at the world of Wakanda.
@Deadline exclusively reports that Disney is clearly very happy with its current relationship with “Black Panther” director Ryan Coogler; and to prove it, the company just extended it. Disney recently signed a five-year overall exclusive television deal with Coogler’s Proximity Media. Underneath the new deal, he will also develop a new television series for the studio sure to delight “Black Panther” fans, a drama based in the Kingdom of Wakanda for Disney+. The deal also enables Proximity to develop television for other divisions of the Company.
Opening up about the Deal, Ryan Coogler also released a statement about continuing his successful relationship with Disney;
“It’s an honor to be partnering with The Walt Disney Company. Working with them on “Black Panther” was a dream come true. As avid consumers of television, we couldn’t be happier to be launching our television business with Bob Iger, Dana Walden and all the amazing studios under the Disney umbrella. We look forward to learning, growing, and building a relationship with audiences all over the world through the Disney platforms. We are especially excited that we will be taking our first leap with Kevin Feige, Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso and their partners at Marvel Studios where we will be working closely with them on select MCU shows for Disney+. We’re already in the mix on some projects that we can’t wait to share.”
Ryan Coogler is currently working on the anticipated sequel of Black Panther.