Next year, Black Panther will finally lead his own solo adventure in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, so everyone who liked T’Challa in Captain America: Civil War will be able to see him kick ass on his own. That being said, the MCU has a habit of letting other superheroes cameo in a movie led by a different protagonist. Falcon showed up in Ant-Man, Thor cameoed in Doctor Strange, the list goes on. So even though T’Challa will be the one under the spotlight on February 16, 2018, there’s a good chance one of his fellow costumed crimefighters will pop in for a moment or two.
Last week, Marvel officially announced who will comprise the Black Panther main cast, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they don’t have one or two character surprises planned. With that in mind, we’ve gathered together the Marvel heroes who would be most fitting for a Black Panther appearance and ranked how likely it is we’ll see them in the highly anticipated blockbuster.
Like Falcon, Ant-Man and Scarlet Witch, Clint Barton, a.k.a. Hawkeye, was captured by Iron Man and his pro-Sokovia Accords allies following the airport battle in Germany. Fortunately for them, they were broken out of prison by Steve Rogers. Given that the only reason Clint participated in the Civil War was because he “owed a debt,” we doubt he’ll resurface as a superhero during Black Panther because he’ll be keeping his family safe and off the grid.
Odds Of Returning: 500 to 1.