Hold onto your seats: Entertainment Weekly released a slew of new Black Panther images. It’s been a while since getting the initial poster and teaser trailer, but with new looks at this A-list cast, the hype has officially increased.
Here’s the official summary for the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe film:
“Black Panther” follows T’Challa who, after the events of “Captain America: Civil War,” returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to take his place as King. However, when an old enemy reappears on the radar, T’Challa’s mettle as King and Black Panther is tested when he is drawn into a conflict that puts the entire fate of Wakanda and the world at risk.
The cast alone is reason enough to give Black Panther a shot:
T’Challa / Black Panther: Chadwick Boseman
- Erik Killmonger: Michael B. Jordan
- Nakia: Lupita Nyong’o
- Okoye: Danai Gurira
- Everett K. Ross: Martin Freeman
- W’Kabi: Daniel Kaluuya
- Ramonda: Angela Bassett
- Zuri: Forest Whitaker
Ulysses Klaue / Klaw: Andy Serkis
Black Panther releases in North America on Feb. 16, 2018 and is directed by Ryan Coogler (Creed).