jingle jangle movie pays homage to black panther

Jingle Jangle is David E. Talbert’s black Christmas musical featuring the music of John Legend and starring Oscar winner Forest Whitaker as genius inventor Jeronicus Jangle, Tony Award winner Anika Noni Rose and Cosby Show’s Phylicia Rashad.

Jingle Jangle follows the story of Jangle who is on the cusp of his greatest toy breakthrough yet. However, his young apprentice, Gustafson absconds with the blueprints to all of his inventions leaving their once magical toy shop on the brink of bankruptcy.

In one scene, Jeronicus is opening a trunk with labels from all cities and countries he had visited and one of them reads Wakanda. Forest Whitaker explained to Vibe magazine ” It’s great that he did that because the scope of the Black Panther is gigantic…it’s exciting to pay homage in a way to the exciting things that it did for us”

Jingle Jangle is released on 13th Nov on Netflix.

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