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BLACK PANTHER (2018): Sterling K. Brown Signs On

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Sterling K. Brown Joins The Cast Of Black Panther

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story‘s Sterling K. Brown is set to act in Black Panther as N’Jobu.

Brown has been cast just in time, as shooting on the project is slated to begin this very month. Ryan Coogler will direct the Marvel film, which is based on a script penned by him and Joe Robert Cole and produced by Kevin Feige.

The cast for the movie is already very impressive, with many noteworthy names attached to it as Cbr.com relays:

He joins a cast that includes Chadwick Boseman as the title hero alongside Michael B. Jordan (CreedFruitvale Station), who will play Erik Killmonger (a villain in the source material), Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years A SlaveStar Wars: The Force Awakens) as Nakia (a former member of Wakanda’s Dora Milaje, now an agent of Killmonger), Forest Whitaker (The Last King of ScotlandRogue One: A Star Wars Story) as elder statesman Zuri, Daniel Kaluuya (SicarioGet Out) as T’Challa’s confidant W’Kabi, Florence Kasumba (Captain America: Civil War) reprising her role as Ayo, Winston Duke as M’Baku, aka the villain Man-Ape, Danai Gurira (The Walking Dead) as Okoye (a member of the Dora Milaje, the wives-in-training for the King of Wakanda), Letitia Wright (Ready Player One), and Angela Bassett (What’s Love Got to Do With It, Olympus Has Fallen) as Ramonda, mother of T’Challa.

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