‘Black Panther’ Adds Michael B. Jordan

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Michael B. Jordan seen on the red carpet at the 2013 Governors Awards, on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 in Los Angeles (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

Michael B. Jordan joins the cast of Black Panther!

Michael B. Jordan seen on the red carpet at the 2013 Governors Awards, on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 in Los Angeles (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

Michael B. Jordan is in talks to join Chadwick Boseman in Marvel’s “Black Panther,” sources confirmed to Variety.

Lupita Nyong’o is also currently in negotiations to board the film as Black Panther’s love interest.

“Creed” helmer Ryan Coogler will direct the movie, which stars Boseman as T’Challa, the prince of the African nation of Wakanda, who must take over the mantel after his father’s murder. Marvel unveiled the character in “Captain America: Civil War” before the standalone film bows on Feb. 16, 2018.

Jordan’s role is unknown at this time.

Source: Variety