Marvel’s Black Panther
It’s official, Ryan Coogler (Creed, Fruitvale Station) will direct Marvel’s Black Panther. Chadwick Boseman will star in ‘Black Panther’ after debuting as the character in Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War. Black Panther has been an important character in the Marvel universe for 50 years. He is the king of the technologically-advanced nation of Wakanda, and Panther has served as a member of the Avengers in addition to his many solo adventures.
Release Date: February 16, 2018
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures, Marvel Studios
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Adaptation
Screenwriter: Mark Bailey
Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Andy Serkis
Running Time: Unknown
MPAA Rating: Not yet rated
Official Website: Marvel.com
Created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, “The Black Panther” (Chadwick Boseman) first appeared in the pages of the “Fantastic Four” comic #52 in 1966. The character is the king of the fictional resource-rich African nation of Wakanda who becomes a superhero. His sworn enemy is the adventurer Ulysses Klaw (Andy Serkis), who steals the metal vibranium – a substance known to exist only in certain meteoric deposits in Wakanda.