MARVEL STUDIOS BEGINS PRODUCTION ON “BLACK PANTHER” Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker and Andy Serkis Star in the Newest Chapter of the Marvel Cinematic Universe BURBANK, CALIF. (January 26, 2017)—Marvel Studios announced today that production has begun on “Black Panther,” starring Chadwick Boseman […]
Emmy winner Sterling K. Brown has joined the cast of Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” in the role of N’Jobu, a figure from T’Challa aka Black Panther’s past. Brown recently won an Emmy Award and is Golden Globe-nominated for his portrayal of Christopher Darden in “The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.” The veteran stage […]
“I’m excited to do it. I mean I think Ryan’s an amazing filmmaker. I’ve got a chance to know him since college, so I’m excited to see what it’s like to be working with him on the other side, not as a producer but as an actor cause that’s how we started with Fruitvale Station.”
Academy Award nominee Angela Bassett has signed on to play Ramonda, mother of T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman), in Marvel’s Black Panther. Bassett is another stellar addition to a cast that already includes Michael B. Jordan, Forest Whitaker, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Daniel Kaluuya, Winston Duke, and Florence Kasumba. Director Ryan Coogler has a surplus of talent to deliver […]
Newcomer Letitia Wright has joined Marvel’s “Black Panther” starring Chadwick Boseman. Michael B. Jordan, Forest Whitaker, Lupita Nyong’o, and Danai Gurira are also on board. “Creed” helmer Ryan Coogler will direct. Marvel had no comment on the casting.
In addition to dropping the bombshell that Forest Whitaker has joined the cast as Zuri, Marvel Studios has confirmed three more actors for Black Panther. Winston Duke, who was previously reported to be part of the film, has now been confirmed along with Daniel Kaluuya (Sicario, Get Out) and Florence Kasumba. Winston Duke is playing M’Baku, who is best known […]
Marvel’s Black Panther, which already features an incredible cast, just added another major name. Oscar winner and legend Forest Whitaker has joined the cast as Zuri, described as “an elder stateman in Wakanda.” Black Panther is being directed by Ryan Coogler based on a script Coogler co-wrote with Joe Robert Cole. Whitaker joins an amazing group of […]
We have been hearing since San Diego Comic-Con that Marvel’s Black Pantherwould feature two villains. Erik Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan) has already been officially announced and many assume the second would be Ulysses Klaue (Andy Serkis), a character that first appeared in Avengers: Age of Ultron in 2015. That may not be the case, however, […]
It’ll be another two years before the full-length Black Panther film is released. The film — the first time a big-budget black superhero movie will hit the big screen — stars Chadwick Boseman, and audiences got a sneak peek at what’s to come in Captain America: Civil War, released earlier this year. That film felt […]
The director answered a fan’s question on Quora that asked whether the hero’s ring had any magical powers or abilities. Anthony said, “Black Panther’s ring is special to him because it was worn by his father, the king.” “When he puts it on for the first time in Civil War, it’s symbolic of him taking […]
Not long after revealing himself to be Black Panther in Captain America: Civil War, T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) tells Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) and Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie) that the Black Panther mantle is passed down from warrior to warrior. It was a very simple, concise way of giving the audience enough of what they needed to […]
According to star Chadwick Boseman, his onscreen version of the famed Marvel Comics character will have some “anti-hero” traits when Black Panther arrives on screen in 2018. “This is an anti-hero, sort of,” Boseman said inside the PEOPLE / EW / InStyle portrait studio at the Toronto International Film Festival on Friday, using a term […]
Black Panther is different than many of the other Marvel heroes we’ve seen on screen, in that quite a few of them are very quippy. Iron Man certainly, even Captain America to a certain extent. Black Panther, throughout his history, is a more serious character — and given his nature, that makes a lot of […]
From the Marvel Studios presentations, we know that Danai Gurira (The Walking Dead) and Nyong’o (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) play Okoye and Nakia, members of Wakanda’s elite special forces unite called the Dora Milaje. Nyong’o further revealed during an interview with a Marvel.com correspondent: “The story of this Black Panther is- what am I […]
In addition to Chadwick Boseman, the Black Panther himself, and director Ryan Coogler, Feige also welcomed to the stage Michael B. Jordan, who will play Erik Killmonger; Lupita Nyong’o, taking the role of Nakia; and Danai Gurira as Okoye.
The Walking Dead’s Danai Gurira officially been cast in Black Panther, as revealed at the Marvel Hall H panel at Comic-Con International: San Diego. Gurira will play Okoye, the head of the elite Wakandan secruity force called the Dora Milaje.