Black Panther released just a few months ago, and it undoubtedly created a stir among the audience. The movie managed to captivate the audience as well as a rack in some significant numbers at the international box office. The fictional kingdom of Wakanda which was shown in the movie has left the audience craving for more. The audience was treated with some of the most astonishing visuals which captivated their mind. But most of the scenes, including those of the Wakanda as well the other locations throughout the plot, were shot in the USA itself.
Most of the scenes in the movie Black Panther where Wakanda was shown were shot at the center of African – American commerce and culture, Georgia. Below we look at the locations where the Black Panther movie was filmed. So let us find our Wakanda in the USA.
The Museum of Great Britain scene shot at The High Museum of Art: Remember the scene where the Wakanda axe, made of vibranium was stolen by Killmonger and Klaue? The Museum of Great Britain is not real; the scene was shot at “The High” simple known as The High Museum of Art in Atlanta. The ancient arts and artifacts present at the museum helped to add to the scene to make it feel real.
Casino Entrance in South Korea scene shot at The Metropolitan Business and Arts District, 675 Metropolitan Parkway SW, Atlanta: The scenes shown in the movie depicted as South Korea was actually filmed at The Metropolitan Business and Arts District, 675 Metropolitan Parkway SW, Atlanta, Also some of the areas were transformed in to communities, galleries, and workshops.
The United Nations scene shot at City Hall, 55 Trinity Avenue, Atlanta: The United Nations which is actually located in New York was created exclusively at the City Hall of Atlanta for the post-credit scene where T’Challa is in conversation with the United Nations official for a much more significant role of Wakanda in the global set of affairs. The City Hall in Atlanta is a stunning location, and usually, visitors have to schedule their visit at least 30 days before their visit.
Wakanda scenes shot at Bouckaert Farms, 9445 Browns Lake Road, Fairburn, Georgia: We all will agree that the final battle scene shown in the movie which was being fought at Wakanda was epic. But the fight scene between T’Challa and the Dora Milaje against Killmonger and W’Kabi’s was not shot in Africa but at the Bouckaert Farms which is also known as The Chattahoochee Hills Evening. The 8000-acre land is filled with woods and lakes to create the epic Wakanda.
The Airfield scene shot at an abandoned airfield in 1146 Uniform Road, Griffin, Georgia: The scene in the Black Panther where Killmonger shoots Klaue is shot at an abandoned airfield which is located in Georgia. Griffin which is bolstering metro suburb is one of the most renowned historical places and has been home to many TV shows and films like The Walking Dead, The Hunger Games, and many more. A local aviation company owns the airfield not opened to the public.
The Vulcan Materials Quarry, 3925 North Henry Boulevard, Stockbridge, Georgia: Another location which was depicted as Wakanda in the film was the Vulcan Materials Quarry, 3925 North Henry Boulevard, Stockbridge. Many scenes of the movie like the beautiful snowy mountain scenes were shot here at this beautiful location.
The Secret CIA site in South Korea scene was shot at Friedman’s Shoes, 223 Mitchell Street SW, Atlanta: The place where CIA held Klaue in the movie is not a CIA site but Friedman’s Shoes in Atlanta. The family-owned store which specializes in large shoes has been in Atlanta since 1929. Due to their speciality, many renowned NBA players often visit the store.
Oakland Calif scene shot at Wheat Street Towers, 375 Auburn Avenue NE, Atlanta: The opening scene of the movie where we see apartments in Oakland, Calif were shot at the Wheat Street Towers located in Atlanta. It is also featured in the concluding scene where we look at T’Challa informing his sister that Wakanda is now the owner of the buildings to build cultural and educational centers.