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Chadwick Boseman Cast Marvel’s First African-American Superhero


From Jackie Robinson to James Brown and now the Black Panther, we think Hollywood has found it’s new “it” guy. Marvel cast Chadwick Boseman as their first African-American superhero in the forthcoming “Black Panther” film set to be released in 2017 and we’re clutching our pearls thinking about his sculpted bawdy in that form-fitting black suit.

Boseman signed on to do five films as “Black Panther.” Marvel also announced a “Captain Marvel” movie for 2018, which will mark the studio’s first stand-alone female superheroine — something Marvel fans have been burning their comic books for reports Deadline.

Marvel is currently looking for directors to the head the highly anticipated project without color lines blocking their vision. “We’re looking for the best directors possible,” Kevin Feige, Marvel bossman, said.

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