Marvel Studios and director Ryan Coogler (Creed) have cast Forest Whitaker in the upcoming Black Panther! I don't need to tell you how talented Whitaker is, the guy is going to make a great addition to the film.
According to Variety, Whitaker will take on the role of Zuri, who is described as being "an elder statesman in Wakanda." He will be joined by Daniel Kaluuya and Florence Kasumba, who also recently joined the cast of the film. Kasumba was in Captain America: Civil War, and she will reprise her role as Ayo, a member of the Dora Milaje. As for Kaluuya, he will play W’Kabi, a confidant of T’Challa.
These actors join Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, and of course, Chadwick Boseman, who will be back in the badass role of T’Challa. Black Panther is set to be released in theaters on February 16th, 2018.