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2019 is officially Ryan Coogler’s year!

Things are only getting better for Black Panther director Ryan Coogler, as he and his wife Zinzi Evans are said to be expecting their first child.

Huge congratulations to the proud parents-to-be!

Black Panther won three of the seven awards it was nominated for at the Oscars on Sunday night (Best Original Score, Best Costume Design and Best Production Design) but the director has, even more, to celebrate now that fatherhood is imminent.

Although it hasn’t been revealed whether the couple will be having a little boy or a little girl, Ryan Coogler has previously spoken of his desire to have daughters since making the Black Panther movie…

“I found I want daughters real, real bad,” he said in an interview with YBF last year.

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

As he surrounded himself with women like Angela Bassett, Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong’o, and Letitia Wright on a daily basis, that really doesn’t surprise us!

Ryan Coogle and Zinzi Evans officially tied the knot back in 2016. We’re excited for them to start a brand new chapter of their lives!

Congratulations again, guys!