Happy Meals Inspired by Black Panther and Wakanda Forever Will Be Available From McDonald's

Happy Meals Inspired by Black Panther and Wakanda Forever Will Be Available From McDonald's

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By: Staff

It's been two years since audiences were first introduced to the world of Wakanda, and Marvel Studios is finally giving fans what they've been waiting for with the release of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. In honor of the Black Panther movie's return to theaters on November 11, McDonald's will release a Happy Meal inspired by the fictitious world of Wakanda. However, this is not the first time McDonald's has released a Happy Meal inspired by a Marvel film. In 2015, the fast-food chain released a Happy Meal inspired by "Ant-Man," and in 2016, they released one for "Captain America: Civil War."

Each box of Mcdonald's will include one of ten superhero toys based on characters from the movie Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. The toys are inspired by the Afro-futuristic world of Wakanda and its rich culture. Each toy has unique accessories, such as a mask, cape, or shield. This promotion is a great way for kids to get excited about the upcoming movie. It's also a fun way for adults to collect all ten of the superhero toys. 

In a recent interview, Jennifer Healan, VP of U.S. Marketing, Brand Content and Engagement at McDonald's, spoke about the company's excitement for the release of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. "We're thrilled to be partnering with Marvel on the release of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever," said Healan. "This is a groundbreaking film with an amazing cast and we can't wait to see it."

Healan discussed how McDonald's is working on getting fans excited about the film by offering exclusive Black Panther-themed Happy Meals. She also hinted at some surprises that will be announced closer to the film's release. "We want our customers to have a truly unique experience when they come to our restaurants," said Healan. "We have planned some great things that we think fans will enjoy.

McDonald's is committed to supporting 22 African American creatives involved in transforming communities across the country through the Black and Positively Golden initiative. These leaders are making a positive impact on the lives of others, and McDonald's is proud to support their efforts. By highlighting their stories, McDonald's hopes to inspire others to make a difference in their communities.

McDonald's has sponsored an emerging Latino film maker to support its effort to diversify the film industry. Through its Spotlight Dorado initiative, McDonald's provides financial and creative resources to help these filmmakers tell their stories. This commitment is part of McDonald's ongoing effort to support diversity and inclusion in all aspects of its business. By investing in these filmmakers, McDonald's is helping to create a more diverse and inclusive film industry that better reflects the communities it serves.

To help diversify the marketing talent pipeline, McDonald's has partnered with Marcus Graham Project (MGP). MGP is a national organization that works to develop and support underrepresented marketers in the advertising and media industries. As part of the partnership, McDonald's will provide funding and resources to help MGP expand its reach and impact. Additionally, McDonald's will work with MGP to create opportunities for marketers of color within the company. This is a significant commitment from McDonald's and one that we hope will lead to more diverse perspectives and voices within the marketing industry.

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Free Food Program Unisex Crewneck Sweatshirt


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