Ryan Coogler Learned To Swim In Order To Direct Water Scenes In Black Panther
Angela Bassett also had to sharpen her swimming skills.
November 14, 2022 at 12:26 am
Ryan Coogler had to learn a new skill to direct his latest masterpiece Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. The 36-year-old filmmaker, who sat down for an interview with Variety, said he had to learn how to swim when they were shooting the Black Panther sequel.
“If the camera is in the water, actors are in the water, I’ve got to be in there too,” Coogler told Variety. “I had to figure out how to swim, so I could direct this movie.”
Ryan Coogler learning how to swim so he could join the actors and cameras and direct the scenes in the water is one of my favorite things I’ve learned about the making of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.— K E I S H (@MikeishaDache) November 12, 2022