MICHAEL B. JORDAN will reunite with Creed director Ryan Coogler after inking a deal to join the cast of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther.
This marks the third time that Michael will work with Ryan, who is both helming the comic book movie and writing the script with Joe Robert Cole.
The first time the director and Michael worked together was for the indie drama Fruitvale Station.
Chadwick Boseman is toplining Black Panther, while Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o is in negotiations to star alongside him.
It is unclear whom Michael will play, but one source told The Hollywood Reporter that it could be a villain.