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BLACK PANTHER may be over two years and five Marvel films from its release, but that hasn't stopped immense hype surrounding the movie. In addition to solid introduction the character received in this month's CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR, the fact that there will be a black actor leading a superhero film is quite the big deal. Sure, it's happened before with the BLADE series, but in the current generation of films, most non-white actors have been reduced to side characters.

Ron Perlman campaigns for Cable role in Deadpool sequel You can add Ron Perlman to the list of actors who are gunning to play Cable in DEADPOOL 2. Stephen Lang and Dolph Lundgren have both expressed interest in the role, and yesterday Perlman took to his social media accounts to announce that he also wants play Cable. As for why the actor thinks he is qualified to portray the time-traveling mutant, Perlman said, "I'm the only one with Cable's... Read More...

Will John Boyega Be Part Of The Stellar Cast of Marvel's 'BLACK PANTHER'? UPDATE:According to Devin Faraci, of Birth Movies Death, Boyega is not circling a role in BLACK PANTHER. Faraci said he checked with three independence sources, and none could give credence to this rumor.ORIGINAL STORY:There's a new rumor sweeping across the web, and it's one that sounds like it makes a fair bit of sense. Yet it's also something that's only backed up by small bits of circumstantial evidence so, until it's confirmed, just tuck this one away in your back pocket.The cast of Marvel's BLACK PANTHER has been getting a lot of attention lately.

Ryan Coogler calls Black Panther his most personal movie to date When you become a part of something as massive as the Marvel Cinematic Universe, there's always the risk that any personal touches you want to bring to a character or story will get overrun by the greater needs of the MCU. Marvel Studios' track record has been somewhat mixed when it comes to letting their creators run wild, with directors like James Gunn seemingly enjoying a lot... Read More...

Director Ryan Coogler Says He's Going to Make 'BLACK PANTHER' His Own recently interviewed director Ryan Coogler about his career as a filmmaker. Coogler previously directed the Sundance hit "FRUITVALE STATION" and last year's critically-acclaimed 'ROCKY' spinoff "CREED."  Both films starred actor Michael B. Jordan.

Black Panther Will Have a 90% African-American Cast It's reported that 90% of the Black Panther cast will be made up of African or African-American actors.

Michael B. Jordan’s ‘Black Panther’ Casting Sparks #BlackPantherSoLIT Hashtag on Twitter After news broke that Michael B. Jordan and Lupita Nyong’o are in talks to join Chadwick Boseman in Ryan Coogler‘s “Black Panther,” the hashtag #BlackPantherSoLIT was born on Twitter. Many expressed their joy about a movie that will feature such a young and African American cast, directed by a man that has helmed critically-acclaimed movies like “Fruitvale Station” and “Creed” (both starring Jordan).

Lupita Nyong'o Touted for 'Black Panther' -- Here's Who She Might Play If you've seen Captain America: Civil War, then you know why so many people are excited about the prospects for the Black Panther solo movie. Chadwick Boseman delivers an excellent, underplayed performance as T'Challa (aka Black Panther); he may only have a singular motivation in this particular story, yet there are plenty of hints that there's much more to his character -- and to Wakanda, the African nation that he now leads -- than what we see....Read MoreRead Comments

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