Michael B. Jordan Cast in Marvel’s “Black Panther”

Michael B. Jordan

Marvel's Black Panther film continues to move along, as actor Michael B. Jordan joins the cast, reports The Hollywood Reporter.

Jordan reunites with Creed director Ryan Coogler, who has been tapped to direct.

Actor Chadwick Boseman, who portrays Black Panther in Captain America: Civil War, will star in the film, while Lupita Nyong'o is currently in negotiations, says THR.

It's currently unclear who Jordan will play, but sources say it could be a villain.

Black Panther is slated for release Feb. 16, 2018, with production set to start in early 2017.