Marvel Studios‘ upcoming American superhero film, Black Panther production has begun, we got the synopsis and full cast details.
Starring Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa, ruler of Wakanda, Michael B. Jordan as Erik Killmonger, Lupita Nyong’o as Nakia, Danai Gurira as Okoye, Forest Whitaker as Zuri, Daniel Kaluuya, Angela Bassett as Ramonda: T’Challa’s mother, Martin Freeman as Everett K. Ross, Andy Serkis.
Additional cast members include Sterling K. Brown as N’Jobu: A figure from T’Challa’s past, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Florence Kasumba and John Kani.
“Black Panther follows T’Challa who, after the events of Captain America: Civil War, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to take his place as King.
However, when an old enemy reappears on the radar, T’Challa’s mettle as King and Black Panther is tested when he is drawn into a conflict that puts the entire fate of Wakanda and the world at risk.”
The film is based on the Marvel comic character that first appeared in “Fantastic Four Vol. 1” Issue 52, published in 1966, “Black Panther” joins Marvel Studios’ slate of releases in its Phase 3 commitment to introduce film audiences to new heroes and continue the adventures of fan favorites over the course of four years and nine films.
Directed by Ryan Coogler from a screenplay he co-wrote with Joe Robert Cole.
Produced by Kevin Feige with Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Nate Moore, Jeffrey Chernov and Stan Lee serving as executive producers.
Coogler’s creative brain trust includes his frequent collaborators: director of photography Rachel Morrison, A.S.C., production designer Hannah Beachler, editors Claudia Castello and Michael P. Shawver; along with costume designer Ruth E. Carter, visuals effects supervisor Geoffrey Baumann, makeup designer Joel Harlow and special effects supervisor Dan Sudick.
Black Panther opens in U.S. theaters on February 16, 2018.