No stranger to Marvel franchises, Creed and Fantastic Four‘s Michael B. Jordan has been cast in the Marvel film, Black Panther, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Jordan will join director Ryan Coogler, who he previously worked with on Creed and Fruitvale Station, as well as Chadwick Boseman who will be playing the title role of T’Challa/The Black Panther, and the recently cast Lupita Nyong’o.
There has been no mention of what role, Jordan will play but it is rumored that he will be the villain of the film. Marvel has provided no comment or confirmation.
Black Panther is about T’Challa (Boseman), an African king from the fictional country of Wakanda, who was first introduced to audiences in Captain America: Civil War this month.
The film is set to be released on February 2, 2018, and will be filmed in early 2017.