Marvel has officially released the synopsis for the 2018 Black Panther movie, which is currently shooting in Atlanta, Georgia. The full press release officially confirms Andy Serkis return as Klaw from Avengers: Age of Ultron.
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.
Chadwick Boseman is set to star as T’Challa aka Black Panther alongside Michael B. Jordan, who will play Erik Killmonger, Lupita Nyong’o as Nakia, Forest Whitaker, as elder statesman Zuri, Daniel Kaluuya as T’Challa’s confidant W’Kabi, Florence Kasumba reprising her role as Ayo, Winston Duke as M’Baku, aka Man-Ape, Danai Gurira Okoye, Letitia Wright, Sterling K. Brown as N’Jobu, and Angela Bassett as Ramonda, mother of T’Challa.
Script by Joe Robert Cole and Ryan Coogler; BLACK PANTHER is set to release in theaters on February 16, 2018.