It’s official! Chadwick Boseman is cast as ‘Black Panther’ (T’Challa) in the upcoming Marvel films. Boseman is best known for playing Jackie Robinson in 42 and James Brown in the film Get on Up.

According to the #MarvelEvent live-stream, we’ll first meet Black Panther in the upcoming Captain America 3: Civil War set to release on  May 6, 2016. Followed by the stand-alone Black Panther film in November of 2017.

We also got our first look at the concept art for Black Panther…well done Marvel Studios.

First look at Black Panther (courtesy of Marvel)

First look at Black Panther (courtesy of Marvel)

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