The Reason Black Panther’s Ryan Coogler Wants A Daughter Will Melt Your Heart

by Krystal Franklin

February 14, 2018

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With only a few days left until the highly anticipated release of Marvel’s Black Panther, the film’s director Ryan Coogler opened up about why now, more than ever, he wanted a daughter with wife Zinzi Evans.

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“I found I want daughters real, real bad. Like plural. I thought, making Fruitvale (Station), I want kids. But like ,on this one, I have to have some daughters.”

Seems like working with powerful, confident women like the film’s co-stars, Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong’o and Angela Bassett made an impression on the 31-year-old and we totally understand why.

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Black Panther hits theaters February 16 and many celebrities including Octavia Spencer, are buying out theaters to support the film in droves. The movie will reportedly make $170 million over the four day weekend (see the record shattering pre-sale numbers here).

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