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Kofi Kingston Wants To Be A Part Of MCU’s Upcoming Black Panther Series

Ghanaian-American professional wrestler Kofi Kingston who is a former WWE Champion is engrossed to proceed with the lead role in the Black Panther MCU series announced previously.

I was born in the motherland… put your boy on the show: Kofi Kingston 

As per the reports of Deadline in February 2021, the recent television series focusing on the Kingdom of Wakanda was in the works. Yet the project is not announced officially by Disney and Marvel Studios. Kofi Kingston entreats Marvel to cast him in Black Panther Series.

Several wrestlers have become successful movie stars with the authorization of WWE. Presently, Dwayne Johnson, Dave Bautista, and John Cena are dominating the box office and starring in hit franchises, and Kofi Kingston is wishing to follow in their footsteps.

Kofi Kingston, Xavier Woods, and Big E have shown their numerous followership with their ring gear for the whole of their history-making run as “The New Day.” Their most current gear is an obvious homage to Thor: Love and Thunder and during a recent interview with TMZ Sports Kingston were asked about it.

He elucidated, “We just put stuff out there and we hope for the best, you know what I mean? We’re all big Marvel fans, DC fans. Any time we can combine pop culture with what we do, it hits with a certain audience. That’s what has made us… it gives us that street cred with people. We have that bond.”

The former WWE Champion subsequently propelled to get involved in the upcoming untitled Black Panther Disney+ series set in Wakanda — “There’s a lot of us that are Marvel fans. Myself, [Xavier] Woods and [Big] E — your boys, the New Day — would love to be in a Marvel movie. I know Black Panther got a whole series coming out. You know, we already fit the mold. I was born in the motherland, you know what I’m saying? Put your boy on the show.”

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The MCU is no more bizarre to the involvement of pro wrestlers, as former WWE Champion Dave Bautista has played Drax The Destroyer, a member of the Guardians of the Galaxy, in various films. Reportedly in an interview with ComicBook, Becky Lynch has also confirmed at the time of WrestleMania weekend that their had been discussions regarding a role for her as well.

The 41-year-old Kingston has expanded a legacy as one of WWE’s most adorned and sporty Superstars, have been holding tag team championship gold 11 times accompanying reigns as the WWE, Intercontinental and United States Champion.

This year previously, American Professional wrestler Big E, the third member of The New Day was injured. He suffered a fracture in neck and has been along the way to recovery following this. The injury took place on the episode of SmackDown where Kingston was teaming with E. Kingston opened up about the incident on Hot 97.

Kingston said: “It was easily the scariest night of my career. Obviously, the injury didn’t happen to me, but I was on the inside of the ring. I see E go for that spear that he does, and he missed it, and he was on the outside there and then him and Ridge, go for that overhead suplex and I see them go up and they looked a little like wonky. But I never saw the impact. So I didn’t really – I didn’t know, you know, I went over there and I was like, ‘Okay, everything looks fine,’ he’s down and everything and then the match goes on. After everything went down, just the ref was like yeah, I don’t know if he’s okay. I was like, what’s going on all sudden, the paramedics and everything start coming out.”

“It was just really really scary because it’s a reminder of how quickly things can take a turn for the worst,” he continued.

Further, he said, “Every move that we execute, there’s always an element of danger to it and luckily, for the most part, we come out unscathed, but in those moments — literally looking at my brother in the face as the paramedics are putting the neck braces and everything on there, putting him on the stretcher, you know, it was very scary.” [H/T Comicbook.com]

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