Michael B. Jordan (@michaelb4jordan), Lupita Nyong’o (@Lupita_Nyongo), & Danai Gurira (@DanaiGurira) Roles Revealed in “Black Panther” Movie!

black panter movie logo

It is official! Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, and Danai Gurira have officially been cast in Marvel’s upcoming Black Panther movie! These three amazing actors will play three important characters apart of the Black Panther mythos; with Michael as one of his greatest enemies, while Lupita and Danai will be members of the Dora Milaje.

jordan-panther-social-19e5a (1)

The news was announced recently at Comic-Con and we could not be more thrilled! As aforementioned Michael will be the villain of the film, Eric Killmonger. Eric is just as strong as his nemesis and also possesses a genius level intellect.

via ComicBookResources.com

A native of Wakanda, his father was forced into the service of Ulysses Klaw when he and his mercenaries attacked the African nation. Following Klaw’s defeat, T’Challa exiled Killmonger’s family, an act that led the son to swear revenge. With his repatriation back to Wakanda, Killmonger became a subversive, determined to return the technologically advanced nation to its ancient ways.


Danai Gurira as “Okoye”

Lupita and Danai will be members of the Dora Milaje,  Nakia and Okoye, respectively. As you recall the Dora Milaje are Black Panther’s body guards and trained  ceremonially as “wives-to-be.” Each member is from a different tribe in Wakanda, and although it is simply a formality and for the king’s protection, Nakia is actually in love with Black Panther, somewhat to an obsessive degree. Okoye, however, sees him as older brother figure.

Lupita Nyong'o as "Nakia"

Lupita Nyong’o as “Nakia”

This is going to be a stellar film and we cannot wait to see Black Panther in 2018. The Marvel Cinematic Universe not only just got a whole lot more diverse–it just became a whole lot more exciting! #WeAreWakanda!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s