Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira and Angela Bassett at Black Panther: Wakanda Forever premiere


Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira and Angela Bassett led the glam arrivals at the premiere for Marvel’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever in Hollywood on Wednesday night.

Nyong’o was a wonder in white while Gurira and Bassett reigned over the red carpet in dueling deep purple gown.

The highly-anticipated sequel to 2018’s Black Panther is slated for a November 11 theatrical release.

Nyong’o modeled a stunning white co-ord that consisted of a cropped one-shoulder top and a floor-length skirt.

There was a sexy cut-out between the Academy Award-winner’s bust, as well as triangle cut-outs down the ruched front of the skirt.

The skirt had a modest train that trailed behind Nyong’o as she made her way down the red carpet.

Her brunette hair was styled in a twisted updo that was accented with a headband made of shells.

Stunning: Nyong’o modeled a stunning white co-ord that consisted of a cropped one-shoulder top and a floor-length skirt

Cut-outs: There was a sexy cut-out between the Academy Award-winner's bust, as well as triangle cut-outs down the front of the skirt

Cut-outs: There was a sexy cut-out between the Academy Award-winner's bust, as well as triangle cut-outs down the front of the skirt

Cut-outs: There was a sexy cut-out between the Academy Award-winner’s bust, as well as triangle cut-outs down the front of the skirt

Ravishing in red: Her lips were painted a glossy red shade and she sported shimmer on her eyes

Ravishing in red: Her lips were painted a glossy red shade and she sported shimmer on her eyes

Part of her hair was braided with a bundle of cream colored twine that brushed the back of her neck.

Her lips were painted a glossy red shade and she sported shimmer on her eyes for a radiant look.

Nyong’o oozed confidence as she posed for shutterbugs.

She made sure to flash the ‘Wakanda Forever’ sign, which involves the crossing of the arms in the formation of an ‘X,’ for several snaps before heading into the screening.

Elaborate: Her brunette hair was styled in a twisted updo that was accented with a headband made of shells

Details: Part of her hair was braided with cream twine that brushed the back of her neck

Elaborate: Her brunette hair was styled in a twisted updo that was accented with a headband made of shells. Part of her hair was braided with cream twine that brushed the back of her neck

She made sure to flash the 'Wakanda Forever' sign, which involves the crossing of the arms in the formation of an 'X,' for several snaps

She made sure to flash the ‘Wakanda Forever’ sign, which involves the crossing of the arms in the formation of an ‘X,’ for several snaps

Back again: Nyong'o, who starred in the first Black Panther installment, reprises her role as Nakia in the sequel to the 2018 Marvel film

Back again: Nyong’o, who starred in the first Black Panther installment, reprises her role as Nakia in the sequel to the 2018 Marvel film

Nyong’o, who starred in the first Black Panther installment, reprises her role as Nakia in the sequel to the 2018 Marvel film.

Gurira put on a busty display as she arrived in a stunning avant-garde purple dress with elaborate ruffles that framed the plunging neckline.

The dress had an asymmetrical accordion skirt that allowed Walking Dead alum, 44, showcase her toned legs.

Gurira – who will reprise her role as Okoye – strolled the carpet in purple velvet kitten heels and accessorized with dazzling diamond jewelry.

Her braided brunette hair was tightly swept to one side and worn in a sleek disc-shaped updo. 

Busty: Gurira put on a busty display as she arrived in a stunning avant-garde purple dress with elaborate ruffles that framed the plunging neckline

Busty: Gurira put on a busty display as she arrived in a stunning avant-garde purple dress with elaborate ruffles that framed the plunging neckline

Unique: Her braided brunette hair was tightly swept to one side and worn in a sleek disc-shaped updo

Dazzling: Gurira - who will reprise her role as Okoye - strolled the carpet in purple velvet kitten heels and accessorized with dazzling diamond jewelry

Unique: Her braided brunette hair was tightly swept to one side and worn in a sleek disc-shaped updo

Leggy: The dress had an asymmetrical accordion skirt that allowed Walking Dead alum, 44, showcase her toned legs

Leggy: The dress had an asymmetrical accordion skirt that allowed Walking Dead alum, 44, showcase her toned legs

Bassett – who plays the queen of Wakanda, Ramonda – stunned onlookers in strapless three-tier gown made of a gorgeous metallic fuchsia fabric.

The 64-year-old actress’ dress highlighted her ample bust and enviably toned arms.

Her curly dark brown hair was parted to one side and styled voluminously. 

The Golden Globe Award-winner was joined by her husband Courtney B. Vance, 62.

Fabulous in fuchsia! Bassett stunned onlookers in strapless three-tier gown made of a gorgeous metallic fuchsia fabric

Fabulous in fuchsia! Bassett stunned onlookers in strapless three-tier gown made of a gorgeous metallic fuchsia fabric

Flattering fit: The 64-year-old actress' dress highlighted her ample bust and enviably toned arms

Plus one: The Golden Globe Award-winner was joined by her husband Courtney B. Vance, 62

Flattering fit: The 64-year-old actress’ dress highlighted her ample bust and enviably toned arms. The Golden Globe Award-winner was joined by her husband Courtney B. Vance, 62

Wow! Her complexion had an ethereal glow

Wow! Her complexion had an ethereal glow

Voluminous: Her curly dark brown hair was parted to one side and styled voluminously

Voluminous: Her curly dark brown hair was parted to one side and styled voluminously

Letitia Wright looked effortlessly cool as she stepped onto the carpet in a chic black pantsuit.

The two-piece consisted of a fitted jacket with bedazzled shoulders and tapered trousers.

She slipped her feet into a pair of patent leather booties and fastened a pair of diamond drop earrings to her ears.

Wright plays Shuri, who is the princess of Wakanda who is rumored to become the next Black Panther.

Effortless: Letitia Wright looked effortlessly cool as she stepped onto the carpet in a chic black pantsuit

Wright seen with co-star Winston Duke

Effortless: Letitia Wright looked effortlessly cool as she stepped onto the carpet in a chic black pantsuit

Sparkling: The two-piece consisted of a fitted jacket with bedazzled shoulders and tapered trousers

Sparkling: The two-piece consisted of a fitted jacket with bedazzled shoulders and tapered trousers

Next in line: Wright plays Shuri, who is the princess of Wakanda who is rumored to become the next Black Panther

Next in line: Wright plays Shuri, who is the princess of Wakanda who is rumored to become the next Black Panther

New mama Rihanna flaunted her incredible post-baby body while posing beside her partner A$AP Rocky.

The mogul – who recorded an original song for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever that will be released Friday – slipped into an olive green sequin strapless dress.

It had eye-catching baby blue boning on the bodice, as well as a bizarre bubbled two-tier skirt. 

Rihanna accessorized with beige opera gloves and wore her lengthy brunette hair in wild waves.

Incredible: New mama Rihanna flaunted her incredible post-baby body while posing beside her partner A$AP Rocky

Incredible: New mama Rihanna flaunted her incredible post-baby body while posing beside her partner A$AP Rocky

Dazzling: The mogul - who recorded an original song for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever that will be released Friday - slipped into an olive green sequin strapless dress

Dazzling: The mogul - who recorded an original song for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever that will be released Friday - slipped into an olive green sequin strapless dress

Dazzling: The mogul – who recorded an original song for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever that will be released Friday – slipped into an olive green sequin strapless dress

Bizarre: It had eye-catching baby blue boning on the bodice, as well as a bizarre bubbled two-tier skirt

Bizarre: It had eye-catching baby blue boning on the bodice, as well as a bizarre bubbled two-tier skirt

Rihanna and A$AP Rocky welcomed their first child together back in May

Rihanna and A$AP Rocky welcomed their first child together back in May

Michaela Coel looked otherworldly in a shimmering brown gown with a matching hood.

The Chewing Gum star’s shaved head was dyed white blonde as well as her eyebrows.

She accented her look with black mesh arm-length gloves.

Superstar sisters Halle and Chloe Bailey hit the red carpet together in rivaling black gowns.

Otherworldly: Michaela Coel looked otherworldly in a shimmering brown gown with a matching hood

Edgy: The Chewing Gum star's shaved head was dyed white blonde as well as her eyebrows

Otherworldly: Michaela Coel looked otherworldly in a shimmering brown gown with a matching hood. The Chewing Gum star’s shaved head was dyed white blonde as well as her eyebrows

Sister act: Superstar sisters Halle and Chloe Bailey hit the red carpet together in rivaling black gowns

Classic: Halle, who will play the role of Ariel in the forthcoming live-action version of Disney's The Little Mermaid, channeled Old Hollywood glam in a strapless black velvet gown

Sister act: Superstar sisters Halle and Chloe Bailey hit the red carpet together in rivaling black gowns. Chloe, who will play the role of Ariel in the forthcoming live-action version of Disney’s The Little Mermaid, channeled Old Hollywood glam in a strapless black velvet gown

Halle, who will play the role of Ariel in the forthcoming live-action version of Disney’s The Little Mermaid, channeled Old Hollywood glam in a strapless black velvet gown.

It had a striking corset waist and a floor-length skirt that clung tightly to her hourglass frame.

Chloe dazzled a plunging black sequin gown with slit up each leg that flattered her curvaceous figure.  

Her honey toned tresses were styled in an elaborate, braided updo that allowed her to show off her sparkly drop earrings.

Elegant: Tessa Thompson exuded elegance in a flowing white strapless gown that highlighted her toned arms

Elegant: Tessa Thompson exuded elegance in a flowing white strapless gown that highlighted her toned arms

Elegant: Tessa Thompson exuded elegance in a flowing white strapless gown that highlighted her toned arms

Pose up: The Creed actress tucked her hands away in the pockets of her dress while posing for shutterbugs

Pose up: The Creed actress tucked her hands away in the pockets of her dress while posing for shutterbugs

Eye-catching: The beauty's brunette hair was slicked back and worn in a long, twisted ponytail

Done up: Thompson's striking cheekbones were carved out with a deep mauve blush and shimmery bronzer

Done up: The beauty’s brunette hair was slicked back and worn in a long, twisted ponytail. Thompson’s striking cheekbones were carved out with a deep mauve blush and shimmery bronzer

She added height to her petite frame by rocking a pair of platform open-toe heels. 

Tessa Thompson exuded elegance in a flowing white strapless gown that highlighted her toned arms.

The Creed actress tucked her hands away in the pockets of her dress while posing for shutterbugs.

The beauty’s brunette hair was slicked back and worn in a long, twisted ponytail.

Thompson’s striking cheekbones were carved out with a deep mauve blush and shimmery bronzer.

Emmy Award-winner Quinta Brunson had all eyes on her in a gorgeous silver and gold metallic gown with the neck and right arm made of blue velvet.

The Abbott Elementary star wore her curly tresses in a high ponytail and rocked a pair of gold fan earrings for the evening. 

Metallic: Emmy Award-winner Quinta Brunson had all eyes on her in a gorgeous silver and gold metallic gown with the neck and right arm made of blue velvet

Metallic: Emmy Award-winner Quinta Brunson had all eyes on her in a gorgeous silver and gold metallic gown with the neck and right arm made of blue velvet

Metallic: Emmy Award-winner Quinta Brunson had all eyes on her in a gorgeous silver and gold metallic gown with the neck and right arm made of blue velvet

Gorgeous: The Abbott Elementary star wore her curly tresses in a high ponytail and rocked a pair of gold fan earrings for the evening

Gorgeous: The Abbott Elementary star wore her curly tresses in a high ponytail and rocked a pair of gold fan earrings for the evening

Perfection: Karrueche Tran was a sight to behold as she flaunted her fit figure in a yellow fringe dress with an asymmetrical skirt

Glam: She had her raven hair styled in a sleek braid that remained swept over one shoulder as she posed for the cameras

Perfection: Karrueche Tran was a sight to behold as she flaunted her fit figure in a yellow fringe dress with an asymmetrical skirt. She had her raven hair styled in a sleek braid that remained swept over one shoulder as she posed for the cameras. The stunner rocked bold teal eyeshadow paired with a glossy nude lip

Bold: The stunner rocked bold teal eyeshadow paired with a glossy nude lip

Bold: The stunner rocked bold teal eyeshadow paired with a glossy nude lip

Karrueche Tran was a sight to behold as she flaunted her fit figure in a yellow fringe dress with an asymmetrical skirt.

She had her raven hair styled in a sleek braid that remained swept over one shoulder as she posed for the cameras. 

The stunner rocked bold teal eyeshadow paired with a glossy nude lip.

Black Panther stars Daniel Kaluuya and Michael B. Jordan looked dapper in bold colored suits, with Kaluuya opting for maroon and Jordan turning heads in canary yellow.

Lake Bell and Jameela Jamil cut stylish figures in flared trousers for the star-studded night.

Suited up: Black Panther stars Daniel Kaluuya and Michael B. Jordan looked dapper in bold colored suits, with Kaluuya opting for maroon and Jordan turning heads in canary yellow

Suited up: Black Panther stars Daniel Kaluuya and Michael B. Jordan looked dapper in bold colored suits, with Kaluuya opting for maroon and Jordan turning heads in canary yellow

Suited up: Black Panther stars Daniel Kaluuya and Michael B. Jordan looked dapper in bold colored suits, with Kaluuya opting for maroon and Jordan turning heads in canary yellow

Flares: Lake Bell and Jameela Jamil cut stylish figures in flared trousers for the star-studded night

Flares: Lake Bell and Jameela Jamil cut stylish figures in flared trousers for the star-studded night

Flares: Lake Bell and Jameela Jamil cut stylish figures in flared trousers for the star-studded night

Hunk: Bridgerton hunk Rege-Jean Page smoldered in a light gray suit styled with a white button-up shirt and white sneakers

Swoon: The UK native made the ladies swoon as he offered a brilliant smile in the direction of photographers and fans

Hunk: Bridgerton hunk Rege-Jean Page smoldered in a light gray suit styled with a white button-up shirt and white sneakers. The UK native made the ladies swoon as he offered a brilliant smile in the direction of photographers and fans

Winston Duke, who plays M'Baku, rocked a stylish red and black patterned jacket over black trousers and a turtleneck top

Winston Duke, who plays M’Baku, rocked a stylish red and black patterned jacket over black trousers and a turtleneck top

Glamorous gowns: Xochitl Gomez, Auli’i Cravalho and Marija Abney were among the striking gowns to hit the red carpet ahead of the screening of Marvel’s latest superhero flick.

Bridgerton hunk Rege-Jean Page smoldered in a light gray suit styled with a white button-up shirt and white sneakers.

The UK native made the ladies swoon as he offered a brilliant smile in the direction of photographers and fans. 

Dominique Thorne modeled a pink and blue tulle high-low gown styled with arm-length mesh gloves and a sparkly choker necklace.

Tulle: Dominique Thorne modeled a pink and blue tulle high-low gown styled with arm-length mesh gloves and a sparkly choker necklace

Tulle: Dominique Thorne modeled a pink and blue tulle high-low gown styled with arm-length mesh gloves and a sparkly choker necklace

Golden girl: Princess Love glittered in a strapless gold gown with a thigh-high slit that let her curvaceous legs shine

Golden girl: Princess Love glittered in a strapless gold gown with a thigh-high slit that let her curvaceous legs shine

Red hot: Coco Jones looked red hot in a scarlet curve-clinging lace gown

Red hot: Coco Jones looked red hot in a scarlet curve-clinging lace gown

Red hot: Coco Jones looked red hot in a scarlet curve-clinging lace gown

Tribute: Janeshia Adams-Ginyard paid tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman by having his face drawn on her back while covered in body paint

Tribute: Janeshia Adams-Ginyard paid tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman by having his face drawn on her back while covered in body paint

Tribute: Janeshia Adams-Ginyard paid tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman by having his face drawn on her back while covered in body paint

Princess Love glittered in a strapless gold gown with a thigh-high slit that let her curvaceous legs shine. 

Coco Jones looked red hot in a scarlet curve-clinging lace gown.

Janeshia Adams-Ginyard paid tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman by having his face drawn on her back while covered in body paint.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever director Ryan Coogler looked eager to celebrate the long-awaited film beside his stunning partner Zinzi Evans.

Director: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever director Ryan Coogler looked eager to celebrate the long-awaited film beside his stunning partner Zinzi Evans

Director: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever director Ryan Coogler looked eager to celebrate the long-awaited film beside his stunning partner Zinzi Evans

Lovebirds: Nanjiani was joined by his wife Emily V Gordon, who looked ethereal in a white accordion gown with dramatic bat sleeves

Lovebirds: Nanjiani was joined by his wife Emily V Gordon, who looked ethereal in a white accordion gown with dramatic bat sleeves

Lovebirds: Nanjiani was joined by his wife Emily V Gordon, who looked ethereal in a white accordion gown with dramatic bat sleeves

Tyler Perry flashed a beaming smile while posing in a floral embossed suit.

Black Panther: Wankanda Forever centers around, ‘The nation of Wakanda is pitted against intervening world powers as they mourn the loss of their king T’Challa,’ according to the film’s IMDb page.

The sequel comes over four years after the release of 2018’s Black Panther.

Earlier this month, Disney released stunning character posters for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

Beaming: Tyler Perry flashed a beaming smile while posing in a floral embossed suit

Beaming: Tyler Perry flashed a beaming smile while posing in a floral embossed suit

The posters featured a number of well-known characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe including Wright’s Suri, Nyong’o’s Nakia and Gurira’s Okoye.

Ryan Coogler wrote and directed the film and had to include a plot which put an end to T’Challa’s storyline because actor Chadwick Boseman tragically passed away in 2020.

The actor, who was 43 years old, died of colon cancer. He never told the public he was sick, instead carrying on as if he did not have the disease.

Premise: The Marvel film centers around, 'The nation of Wakanda is pitted against intervening world powers as they mourn the loss of their king T'Challa,' according to the film's IMDb page

Premise: The Marvel film centers around, ‘The nation of Wakanda is pitted against intervening world powers as they mourn the loss of their king T’Challa,’ according to the film’s IMDb page 

Prediction: Last week, THR reported that Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is expected to pull in blockbuster ticket sales in its opening weekend

Prediction: Last week, THR reported that Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is expected to pull in blockbuster ticket sales in its opening weekend

Last week, THR reported that Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is expected to pull in blockbuster ticket sales in its opening weekend.

The highly-awaited sequel’s predecessor debuted at $202 million domestically in February 2018, and went on to earn $1.34 billion at the worldwide box office.

The Marvel adaptation, which was also directed by Ryan Coogler, become one of the highest-grossing movies of all time.

RIP: Ryan Coogler wrote and directed the film and had to include a plot which put an end to T'Challa's storyline because actor Chadwick Boseman tragically passed away in 2020

RIP: Ryan Coogler wrote and directed the film and had to include a plot which put an end to T’Challa’s storyline because actor Chadwick Boseman tragically passed away in 2020