Daniel Kaluuya is looking forward to seeing Black Panther: Wakanda Forever as a fan.
The 33-year-old actor won’t be reprising his role as U’Kabi in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) sequel due to scheduling conflicts with Jordan Peele’s No, but he watched the trailer for the film and was impressed with what he saw.
Daniel told Variety: “Of course I saw it! It’s amazing.”
The actor revealed that his absence from the upcoming film was satisfying and suggested that it was “best for the story”.
He said, “It’s what’s best for the story, what’s best for the movie. I’m excited about it. I’m excited to see it.”
Kaluuya remained tight-lipped when asked about his future in the MCU.
He joked, “You know, I can’t tell you!”
Daniel produced the comedy film Signal for Jesus. Save Your Soul,’ which stars Regina Hall and Sterling K. Brown, and said that he was inspired to take part in the project after watching the short film of the same name, from which the story was adapted.
He recalled: “I watched the short and thought, ‘This is really special and amazing. They have a movie.’
The Judas and the Black Messiah star explained that he enjoyed being a producer because he was able to watch the film develop in a detached manner.
Daniel explained, “I love seeing things grow. You’re telling the story in a more detached way. It gives you a different perspective and you can help it, feel it and see it.”
The Oscar-winning actor had to learn to ride a horse for his role in No, and he revealed he wasn’t thrilled with working with animals.
Daniel said: “I got into an emotional scene with this horse, Lucky, and he started writing really long and I had to wait for him to finish.”