Ryan Coogler Co-Writing BLACK PANTHER For Marvel; Update On Cast And Shooting Schedule

Ryan Coogler Co-Writing BLACK PANTHER For Marvel; Update On Cast And Shooting Schedule

Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige confirms that Creed director Ryan Coogler is both helming AND writing Black Panther and reveals when we'll start hearing more about the movie's cast...

Spider-Man swinging his way into the Marvel Cinematic Universe slightly delayed Black Panther's first solo adventure, but the movie is still happening with Creed director Ryan Coogler at the helm. However, other than the fact that Coogler is directing and Captain America: Civil War star Chadwick Boseman will be reprising the role of T'Challa, we know nothing about what to expect from this movie. Well, when Collider caught up with Kevin Feige recently, they asked for an update and just how close the script is to being finished. "Very soon. We have a number of writers on it including Ryan Coogler, who is also directing, he’s working on the draft right now. Between now and the end of the summer there will be more casting announcements. We start filming at the very beginning of next year."

This is the first we've heard about Coogler being involved with the script, but considering the fact that he penned Fruitvale Station and Creed, this is awesome news. It's also great to hear that we won't have too long to wait until casting news, especially as we currently have no idea what roles Marvel are looking to fill in Black Panther. Who do you hope to see? As always, be sure to stay tuned for updates.
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