Marvel"s Black Panther Adds The People v. O.J. Simpson Star Sterling K. Brown

Marvel has officially announced that Sterling K. Brown has joined the cast of Marvel's Black Panther and will portray N’Jobu, a figure from T’Challa aka Black Panther’s past.

Brown is best known for portraying Christopher Darden in The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story -- which earned him a  Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie. Brown is also receiving rave reviews as Randall Pearson in the NBC drama series This is Us.


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Black Panther has been an important character in the Marvel universe for 50 years. He is the king of the technologically-advanced nation of Wakanda, and Panther has served as a member of the Avengers in addition to his many solo adventures.

The cast features Chadwick Boseman (Captain America: Civil War) as T’Challa/Black Panther, Michael B. Jordan (Fantastic Four) as Erik Killmonger, Danai Gurira (The Walking Dead) as Okoye, Lupita Nyong’o (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) as Nakia, Angela Bassett (Green Lantern) as Ramonda, T'Challa's mother, and Forest Whitaker (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) as Zuri. The cast also includes Daniel Kaluuya (Black Mirror) as W’Kabi, Winston Duke (Person of Interest) as M’Baku, Florence Kasumba (Captain America: Civil War) as Ayo, and Letitia Wright (Doctor Who) as Serita.

The film is being directed and co-written by Creed and Fruitvale Station filmmaker, Ryan Coogler, and production is expected to get underway this January.

Black Panther will slash into theaters on February 16, 2018.

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    • GWF1987
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    This will trigger many, but I just have to say it.

    With every other comic movie they have to change the race of characters and do drastic changes to characters backstories and origins to force more diversity into the movie. And if there are more than two white people cast people get outraged at how "vanilla" the movie is.

    So why is it that Black Panther gets a free pass on only casting black actors and actresses? I don't want to hear "Because it's set in Africa." That's BS. They could make drastic changes to the character and have him fighting his villain in another part of the world so they could force some diversity into the movie. If they have to do it with every other movie, then they should have to do it with this movie.

    If you have to change characters to add diversity when it's a white character, then they should have to do it when it's a black character as well. 

    Don't like it? Why should I care? We've seen them change so many characters to other races and made drastic changes to characters just to push diversity. So this movie should be held to the same standard.

  1. See its comments like this that let "Real Black Panther" readers know how moronic and close closet racist minded you are. If you would have done a backstory you would know he has an adopted brother who "IS WHITE". Everett Ross is always included in the series and will be in the movie. You people are gonna piss me off in 2018. Stay the hell away or do your research if you don't know what this is about.

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