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Female-centered spin-off of 'Black Panther' a good idea: Coogler

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Following the massive success of "Black Panther", says a spin off centering on the women of will be a good idea.

"Oh man. That would be amazing if the opportunity came up. They did it in the comic-book version," Coogler said.

The "Black Panther" comic book relaunch from and was released in 2016. It focused on the Dora Milaje, Wakanda's team of elite female fighters, reports

Roxane Gay, Yona Harvey, Alitha E. Martinez, and Afua Richardson Later, the "World of Wakanda" series that focused on Ayo and came out. It saw two women falling in love while training to become Dora.

In addition, and are planning for the release of their latest comic titled "Forever: The Amazing Spider-Man". It is a team-up comic featuring the Dora and Marvel's

Coogler also talked about the importance of the women of

"I think you could argue they are more important. There's a whole section of the where T'Challa is out of the movie and you're just following the women. That's one of my favorite parts of the movie when I watched it, and I didn't expect that. These actresses could easily carry their own movie," he said.



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First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 05:20 IST