In the film, Killmonger explains he has one scar for each of his kills, showing how much he has trained and that he’s not afraid of killing, making him a big threat to T’Challa and Wakanda in general.
Why does Michael B Jordan have bumps in Black Panther?
In Black Panther, Erik Killmonger’s (Michael B. Jordan) ruthless skills as an assassin earned him both his nickname and a chest full of scars — tribal marks known as crocodile scarring to mark each one of his kills.
What are Killmonger’s scars from?
Like a lot of things in Black Panther, Killmonger’s scars too are derived from existing customs in Africa. In the movie, the primary antagonist explains that he has one scar for each of his kills, but he doesn’t explain how.
Why do Wakandans have glowing lips?
All Wakandans have a mark – an iridescent lower lip tattoo – that identifies them as a descendant of the nation. It’s a hidden but intimate link to a storied past that ensures inclusion and a heavy dose of respect.
Did Michael B Jordan have dreads?
Jordan’s hair? He has dreadlocks. We wanted to give him a look that you’ve never seen before, and since he is the villain in this story, we wanted him to look strong and bold. He grew out his hair because we didn’t know what we wanted to do with his hair, at first.