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Deleted Black Panther scene sheds light on films major turning point
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FILE - This file image released by Disney and Marvel Studios' shows Chadwick Boseman in a scene from "Black Panther." Black Panther has become the first film since 2000s Avatar to top the weekend box office five straight weekends. According to studio estimates Sunday, March 18, 2018, Black Panther grossed $27 million in ticket sales over the weekend, pushing its domestic haul to $605.4 million. (Marvel Studios/Disney via AP, File) - photo by Herb Scribner
A deleted Black Panther scene sheds more light on one of the films major turning points.

USA Today exclusively received a scene from the record-breaking Marvel film in which characters Okoye (Danai Gurira) and WKabi (Daniel Kaluuya) experience a marital tiff after Michael B. Jordans Killmonger steals the Wakandan throne from King TChalla (Chadwick Boseman).

After TChalla is thrown off the side of Warrior Falls, giving Killmonger the throne, WKabi and Okoye share an argument in which the couple shows that they were husband and wife with divided loyalties, according to USA Today.

In the scene, Okoye expressed anger toward her husband for bringing Killmonger into the country. But WKabi said he was mad at TChalla for not killing the villainous Ulysses Klaue (Andy Serkis).

This is what you would have me leave the Dora for, to bring our children into this world where they become conquerors? Okoye says.

Her husband responds, Yes. Our children will be leaders of a truly free world, not just a tiny country where we have to hide everything that makes us great. There will be war and death, but in the end, it will be beautiful. And Wakanda will stand tall.

Watch the scene here.

According to Uproxx, the scene is significant because it would have changed how viewers saw those two characters.

There was tension between them in Black Panthers theatrical release, but it was never overtly spelled out that they were a couple, Uproxx reported. It turns out that they are, and they had a major conflict over Killmongers claim to the throne, and his ritual combat against TChalla.

Black Panther will hit the shelves for its Blu-ray release on May 15. The film garnered more than $1.3 billion worldwide since its debut on Feb. 16.
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