/>

New 'Black Panther' trailer, dissected shot by shot

On Friday, Marvel released a full-length trailer for "Black Panther." Warning: If you don't want spoilers, don't watch the trailer or scroll through this gallery.

Bonnie Burton profile photo
Bonnie Burton
blackpanther1.jpg
1 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

'Black Panther' trailer begins...

Warning: If you don't want "Black Panther" spoilers, don't watch the new trailer or scroll through this gallery. 

On Friday, Marvel released a teaser trailer for "Black Panther," which opens Feb. 16, 2018, in the US and UK, and Feb. 15 in Australia.

blackpanther2.jpg
2 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

"What do you know about Wakanda?"

Smuggler Ulysses Klaue (Andy Serkis) and Everett Ross (Martin Freeman), the Deputy Task Force Commander of the Joint Counter Terrorist Center, discuss Black Panther's homeland of Wakanda.

blackpanther3.jpg
3 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Wakanda waterfalls

The natural wonders of the Kingdom of Wakanda in Africa are something to behold.

blackpanther4.jpg
4 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Klaw has a tale to tell

Ulysses Klaue, also known as Klaw, is a black-market arms dealer working out of South Africa. He lost his arm in a violent argument with Ultron. 

blackpanther5.jpg
5 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Oh hai, T'Challa!

Here we finally see T'Challa/Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) in the trailer. 

blackpanther6.jpg
6 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

The first step is the hardest

T'Challa steps out to greet the people of Wakanda.

blackpanther7.jpg
7 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Greeting the people of Wakanda

After the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, T'Challa returns home to the secret and technologically advanced African nation to take his rightful place as king.

blackpanther8.jpg
8 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Sweet ride

Black Panther's jet is T'Challa's main mode of transportation during the film. 

blackpanther9.jpg
9 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

In the jungle...

Mercenaries or soldiers invade the jungle, clearly in search of a certain superhero.

blackpanther10.jpg
10 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Armed intruders are in for a surprise

Even massive gun power is no match for the Black Panther, as these mercenaries soon discover.

blackpanther11.jpg
11 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Meow

T'Challa first put on the Black Panther's habit and body armor to avenge his father's death, now he returns to protect his homeland from intruders. 

blackpanther12.jpg
12 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

T'Challa and Okoye listen carefully

T'Challa and Okoye (Danai Gurira) -- the leader of the bodyguards called Dora Milaje -- watch as Klaw reveals details about their homeland. 

blackpanther13.jpg
13 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Skyscrapers fill the secret city

T'Challa flies into the stunning city of Wakanda.

blackpanther14.jpg
14 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Elder statesman Zuri

In the Marvel comics, Zuri is a friend and companion of former King T'Chaka, and served as special attendant to T'Challa. In the film, he's played by Forest Whitaker.

blackpanther15.jpg
15 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Who is the man behind the mask?

This masked man could be Erik Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan), who seeks to overthrow T'Challa from the throne of Wakanda. 

blackpanther16.jpg
16 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

The breakout crew...

If you want to free Ulysses Klaue, be sure to bring impressive explosives and a cool mask.

blackpanther17.jpg
17 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Breaking out Klaw

Ulysses Klaue doesn't stay in custody for long, thanks to his comrades. 

blackpanther18.jpg
18 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Nakia steps out

Nakia (Lupita Nyong'o) walks through a casino, most likely to keep a watchful eye on T'Challa. 

blackpanther19.jpg
19 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

A happy King T'Challa

T'Challa stands proudly with the magnificent African sky as a backdrop. 

blackpanther20.jpg
20 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Klaw gets a gun

Ulysses Klaue is now armed and dangerous, but who is he planning on shooting?

blackpanther21.jpg
21 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

The UN is in session

The United Nations, most likely in session to discuss how countries and superheroes like the Avengers can or can't be trusted. Or maybe something even more dire is at stake?

blackpanther22.jpg
22 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Panther behind a podium

As the new King of Wakanda, T'Challa addresses the United Nations. 

blackpanther23.jpg
23 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

N'Jadaka and W'Kabi stand by

N'Jadaka is an exiled Wakandan warrior who returns to Wakanda under T'Challa's rule with the new name of Erik Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan). He stands next to W'Kabi (Daniel Kaluuya) -- a confidant of King T'Challa.

blackpanther24.jpg
24 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Home life in Wakanda

T'Challa and Nakia during happier times. 

blackpanther25.jpg
25 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Elders have the best suits

This River Tribe Elder, played by Isaach De Bankolé, looks like a powerful ally, or enemy, to have if you're king. 

blackpanther26.jpg
26 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Meet the Dora Milaje

Ayo (Florence Kasumba) stands guard with the Dora Milaje, an elite-group of female bodyguards for the King of Wakanda.

blackpanther27.jpg
27 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Elders gather

The various tribe elders of Wakanda sit down for an important meeting. 

blackpanther29.jpg
28 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

God save the queen

Here is Ramonda (Angela Bassett), the Queen Mother of Wakanda and mother of the current king, T'Challa, along with Nakia and Ross. 

blackpanther30.jpg
29 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Battle for the throne

In the Marvel comics, Killmonger attempts to overthrow T'Challa. If this fight scene is anything to go by, we'll see an epic battle between the two. 

blackpanther31.jpg
30 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Don't mess with the Dora Milaje

The elite female warriors known as the Dora Milaje are ready to battle anyone and anything. 

blackpanther32.jpg
31 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Killmonger with knives ready

Killmonger's stance shows he's a worthy opponent for anyone who's daring enough to fight him. 

blackpanther33.jpg
32 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Ayo & Nakia surrounded

As part of the Dora Milaje. Ayo and Nakia are expertly trained in combat. 

blackpanther35.jpg
33 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Dynamic duo

Nakia and Shuri (Letitia Wright) make their dramatic entrance.

blackpanther36.jpg
34 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

A princess with power

Shuri is a Wakandan princess and an inventor who created much of the modern technology of her country. Her half-brother is T'Challa.

blackpanther37.jpg
35 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

M'Baku makes his move

M'Baku/Man-Ape (Winston Duke) is the leader of a tribe that opposes T'Challa as the new king of Wakanda.

blackpanther38.jpg
36 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Hitching a ride

After fighting a few foes, Black Panther grabs a lift from an unsuspecting driver.

blackpanther39.jpg
37 of 37 Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Coming soon

Marvel's "Black Panther" is directed by "Creed" filmmaker Ryan Coogler and is due to hit theaters on Feb. 16, 2018, in the US and UK, and Feb. 15 in Australia.

More Galleries

Nintendo Switch: The 36 best games to play in 2021

More Galleries

Nintendo Switch: The 36 best games to play in 2021

37 Photos
Volkswagen's new T7 Multivan looks awesome

More Galleries

Volkswagen's new T7 Multivan looks awesome

10 Photos
Best dating apps of 2021

More Galleries

Best dating apps of 2021

13 Photos
New movies coming out in 2021: Netflix, Marvel and more

More Galleries

New movies coming out in 2021: Netflix, Marvel and more

65 Photos
2020 Toyota Tundra: Still thundering along

More Galleries

2020 Toyota Tundra: Still thundering along

39 Photos
2022 Kia Carnival: Boxy is foxy

More Galleries

2022 Kia Carnival: Boxy is foxy

67 Photos
Ducati's Multistrada V4 S might be the best motorcycle you can buy

More Galleries

Ducati's Multistrada V4 S might be the best motorcycle you can buy

30 Photos