In this week’s #ICYMI news, Angela Bassett joins Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ cast.
Bassett joins an already stellar cast that includes Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther), Michael B. Jordan (Erik Killmonger), Lupita Nyong’o (Nakia), Danai Gurira (Okoye), Winston Duke (M’Baku), Forest Whitaker (Zuri), Florence Kasumba (Ayo), and Daniele Kaluuya (W’Kabi). The ‘American Horror Story,’ actress will star as Ramonda, T’Challa aka Black Panther’s mother.
Directed by Ryan Coogler, the film follow T’Challa, the new ruler of Wakanda who must defend his land from being torn apart by enemies from outside and inside the country.
Filming begins in early 2017 and it is set to hit theaters on February 16, 2018.