Black Panther is easily one of the most anticipated upcoming movies by Marvel and this past weekend at the San Diego Comic Con, the cast was revealed to the public for the first time.
Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther) will act alongside actor Michael B. Jordan and according to Marvel, he will play the resident bad guy Erik Killmonger who is the son of an exiled Wakandan that was hired to kill T’Challa’s father. Since his exile he’s developed a hatred for the Black Panther and returns in an attempt to overthrow the Black Panther.
Lupita Nyong’o will play the role of Nakia. A member of Dora Milaje: a skilled group of bodyguards to the king.
Lastly, Walking Dead star Danai Gurira comes in to play Okoye: head of the Dora Milaje who has gained the Black Panther’s loyalty.
The film is set to hit theaters in 2018