The impressive Black Panther cast continues to expand today with the addition of Michael B. Jordan! The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Jordan, who previously worked with Black Panther director Ryan Coogler on both Fruitvale Station and Creed, will join the 2018 release.
First rumored last month, Creed director Ryan Coogler has now officially taken the director’s chair on Marvel Studios‘ upcoming “Phase Three” entry, Black Panther. Coogler made his feature film debut with the acclaimed Fruitvale Station, which was also headlined by Creed star Michael B. Jordan.
At this morning’s Marvel Studios event at the El Capitan Theater in Los Angeles, the studio announced three new projects pushing the diversity of its output: Black Panther, Captain Marvel and Inhumans. 42 and Get On Up star Chadwick Boseman was cast as Black Panther.