Eclipsed Star and Playwright Land Roles in Black Panther Film

News   Eclipsed Star and Playwright Land Roles in Black Panther Film
 
Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira will be seen in the new film from Marvel Entertainment.
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Danai Gurira and Lupita Nyong'o Monica Simoes

The Tony-nominated star and playwright of the recent Broadway drama Eclipsed, Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira, respectively, have been cast in Marvel Entertainment's superhero film Black Panther, according to Deadline.com.

Director Ryan Coogler recently revealed the news at Comic-Con. Starring Chadwick Boseman, the upcoming motion picture will feature Oscar winner and Tony nominee Nyong’o as Nakia, Michael B. Jordan as Killmonger and actress and Tony-nominated playwright Gurira as Okoye.

The Black Panther is scheduled to arrive in cinemas February 16, 2018.


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