All hail the king: New 'Black Panther' trailer drops

See Chadwick Boseman and Michael B. Jordan face off.

October 16, 2017, 11:52 AM

— -- Marvel Studios has surprised fans with a new trailer for "Black Panther."

Chadwick Boseman returns as T'Challa, aka Black Panther, the prince-turned-king-turned-superhero, who made his debut in last year's "Captain America: Civil War." This time around, much of the action appears to take place in T'Challa's African nation of Wakanda.

As mentioned in "Avengers: Age of Ultron," Andy Serkis' Ulysses Klaue was the first outsider to see the technologically-advanced nation and make it out alive, along with a haul of Wakanda's precious super-metal, Vibranium.

In the trailer, Klaue is back, having been sprung from federal custody by Michael B. Jordan's Erik Killmonger, a banished Wakandan who is eager to oust T'Challa from the throne.

PHOTO: Michael B. Jordan and Chadwick Boseman in "Black Panther," 2018.
Michael B. Jordan and Chadwick Boseman in "Black Panther," 2018.
PHOTO: Chadwick Boseman in "Black Panther," 2018.
Chadwick Boseman in "Black Panther," 2018.

"The world's gonna start over!" Killmonger screams. "I'm a burn it all!"

The trailer is packed with eye candy and action: there are shots of the colorful, technically advanced Wakanda and a car chase that has Panther vaulting from an exploding car, scrambling up a skyscraper and using his Vibranium claws to rip off a moving SUV's wheel.

Panther also faces off with Killmonger wearing a matching super-suit, and Wakanda itself appears to be under attack -- we see some shots of notable cast members Danai Gurira of "The Walking Dead" and Oscar-winner Lupita N'yongo in action.

Directed by Ryan Coogler of "Creed," "Black Panther" arrives Feb. 9, 2018, from Marvel Studios, which like ABC News, is owned by Disney.

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