The Cast of Marvel's Black Panther Movie Is Seriously Stacked
Black Panther is one of Marvel's most highly anticipated movies, and it's not hard to tell why. While the sneak peeks of the soundtrack and the action-packed trailers are enough to make you preorder tickets, the film also has a star-studded cast. Of course, Chadwick Boseman is reprising his Captain America: Civil War character, but the movie will also feature appearances from some award-winning actors including Lupita Nyong'o and Sterling K. Brown. Take a look at the full cast below and get the scoop on Black Panther.
Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther
Chadwick has already played Black Panther in Captain America: Civil War, and this will be the character's first stand-alone movie.
Lupita Nyong'o as Nakia
Marvel has confirmed that Nyong'o will star as the female lead.
Michael B. Jordan as Erik Killmonger
Jordan is playing Erik Killmonger, a supervillain in the Black Panther universe.
Danai Gurira as Okoye
Known to fans of The Walking Dead as Michonne, Gurira has joined the cast as Okoye.
Forest Whitaker as Zuri
According to Variety's exclusive scoop, Whitaker has joined the cast as Zuri, an elder statesman in Wakanda.
Sterling K. Brown as N'Jobu
According to Marvel, the This Is Us actor will be playing "N'Jobu, a figure from T'Challa aka Black Panther's past."
Andy Serkis as Klaw
Serkis is reprising his Avengers: Age of Ultron role in the upcoming Marvel film.
Winston Duke as M'Baku
The Person of Interest actor will play another one of Black Panther's rivals in the film.
Martin Freeman as Everett K. Ross
Freeman will reprise his Captain America: Civil War role in the upcoming film.
Daniel Kaluuya as W'Kabi
The Get Out star will play T’Challa's best friend, who is "head of security for the Border Tribe."
John Kani as King T'Chaka
The actor will reprise his role from Captain America: Civil War, likely through flashbacks seeing that his character died in the 2016 film.
In March 2017, the actor confirmed he would be part of the project on Instagram. He will reportedly be playing the younger version of King T'Chaka, who is played by his real-life father John Kani.
Isaach de Bankolé
According to director Ryan Coogler, the actor will be playing "the elder of one of the largest tribes in Wakanda."