WATCH ALL YOUR FAVORITE BET SHOWS

‘Black Panther’ Star Winston Duke Shares Details on Deleted M’Baku Scenes And The Sequel

The actor says he filmed more action for ‘Avengers: Endgame.’

Winston Duke undoubtedly became one of the breakout stars from the Marvel Universe playing character M’Baku in Black Panther. 

Now, it may be a surprise to fans that the popular villain turned ally, had a longer scene that failed to make it into the hit Avengers: Endgame film.

Duke told The Hollywood Reporter that though he is confident that Marvel makes the best decisions to create the “best product,” he was a bit saddened to see that a fight scene did not make the final cut.

“The raw footage was just so long with everyone that my stuff didn’t make it in,” Duke said. “I filmed so much fighting for it, and I was really bummed to not see any of it in the movie. I did so many fighting scenes in Endgame during that final battle where they’re trying to keep the gauntlet away from Thanos. It was really cool...So, I am happy; I was just very disappointed that nobody got to see all the stuff I was doing.”

With the highly anticipated Black Panther 2 still in the works for 2022, Duke said that he had no idea what director Ryan Coogler had in store for M’Baku.

“We’re just waiting to see where it goes,” he admitted. “I’ve seen nothing, I’ve heard nothing, I haven’t been told a thing. I just trust that they’re going to invest in M’Baku and tell a really bold story.”

In the meantime, Winston Duke fans can catch him on the Netflix film "Spenser Confidential," which is currently streaming.

Latest News

Subscribe for BET Updates

Provide your email address to receive our newsletter.

Select the types of notification you would like to receive from us. Please note, you must choose at least one.


By clicking subscribe, I consent to receiving newsletters and other marketing emails. Newsletters are subject to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. Users can unsubscribe at any time.