Actress Letitia Wright has reportedly joined Marvels “Black Panther”, starring Chadwick Boseman.
Michael B. Jordan, Forest Whitaker, Lupita Nyong’o, and Danai Gurira are also on board. “Creed” helmer Ryan Coogler will direct. Marvel Studios had no comment on the casting, reports variety.com.
Boseman will play T’Challa, the prince of the African nation of Wakanda, who must take over the throne after his father’s murder. Marvel unveiled the character in “Captain America: Civil War” in May and his standalone film hits theatres on February 16, 2018.
Wright’s role is not known immediately.