Stop what you’re doing and look at these amazing shots from Entertainment Weekly’s Comic Con issue. Of course I’m excited about the new Black Panther movie but this has made the hyp more real. Already I’m calling that this movie deserves something for costumeing so just dust off that award and get ready to put their name on it.
Black Panther is directed by Creed and Fruitvale Station helmer Ryan Coogler from a screenplay he co-wrote with Joe Robert Cole (The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story). It is produced by Kevin Feige with Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Nate Moore, Jeffrey Chernovand Stan Lee serving as executive producers.
Chadwick Boseman reprises his role from Captain America: Civil War as T’Challa AKA the Black Panther. Along with Boseman is Michael B. Jordan (Creed, Fruitvale Station), Lupita Nyong’o(Star Wars: The Force Awakens, 12 Years a Slave), Danai Gurira (The Walking Dead) Martin Freeman (Hobbit trilogy, Sherlock), Daniel Kaluuya (Sicario). With Angela Bassett (American Horror Story, London Has Fallen), Forest Whitaker (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Lee Daniels’ The Butler), and Andy Serkis (Avengers: Age of Ultron, Star Wars: The Force Awakens). Additional cast members include Letitia Wright (Urban Hymn, Glasgow Girls), Winston Duke (Person of Interest, Modern Family), Florence Kasumba (Captain America: Civil War, Emerald City), Sterling K. Brown (Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story) and John Kani (Captain America: Civil War, Coriolanus).
Black Panther will hit U.S. theaters on February 16, 2018.
-Jason The X