In latest powerhouse performance, star of "42" and "Black Panther" takes on role of pioneering future Supreme Court justice.
You’ve seen how toned — outright buff (we’re looking at you, Josh Brolin) — actors get after locking down roles as big-screen superheroes. Obviously it all requires exercise, discipline, and above all, a strict diet.
Black Panther is back on the prowl. After a blockbuster introduction in Captain America: Civil War, Marvel’s landmark superhero, played by Chadwick Boseman, is ready to front his own feature — and, based on the new teaser trailer (watch it above), he’s going to have his clawed hands full trying to keep the peace in his homeland of Wakanda while battling the likes of Erik Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan), M’Baku/Man-Ape (Winston Duke), and Ulysses Klaue (Andy Serkis) — villains ripped from the pages of the Panther comics. The 1-minute, 52-second clip, which premiered Friday night during Game 4 of the NBA Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors, gives us our initial action-packed look at Black Panther, which arrives in theaters on Feb. 16, 2018.
Not overly enthusiastic about your ballot options in this year’s upcoming presidential election? While it will inevitably be Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump who takes the Oval Office after November’s vote, we couldn’t help but fantasize about an alternate timeline where some universally beloved figure could unite a divided nation, someone like… a Marvel superhero.
“We have a character — the Black Panther — that they’re going to do as movie. This week, Black Panther makes a spectacular entrance into the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Captain America: Civil War. Played by Chadwick Boseman (42, Get On Up), Black Panther is the formidable alter ego of T’Challa, prince of the fictional African nation of Wakanda.
When it came to questions about who was fighting on whose side, no one was talking. Not the actors, not the directors, not the writers, not the producers, not the cooks at craft services. But as soon as we left the air-conditioned comforts of Atlanta’s Pinewood Studios offices for an open-air lot baking in the Georgia sun, the dueling factions were there for us to behold firsthand.
Fans don’t have to wait for Marvel’s inaugural Black Panther movie in February 2018 to get a first glimpse of the badass, martial-arts-savvy Marvel hero in action. The film, about comic book’s first black superhero, will star Chadwick Boseman (Get on Up, 42) as the African warrior-prince — but first he’s dropping in on Captain America and the gang in next spring’s Civil War, as tantalizingly teased in the first action-packed trailer. 1. His Loyalties Are Divided in Civil War.
Black Panther is clawing his way into the Marvel movie universe. Photos from the set of Captain America: Civil War hint at the new look being sported by the iconic superhero, who will make his big-screen debut in next year’s film before getting a solo movie in 2018. The character is played by Chadwick Boseman (Get On Up, 42), but in these paparazzi shots taken at Berlin’s ICC Messedamm, its unclear whether the actor or his stunt double is in play.