Date of birth
29th November, 1976
Phase Three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe prepares to come to a climax as ‘The Avengers’ unite with ‘The Guardians of the Galaxy’ to stop the evil Thanos. Directed by The Russo Brothers, ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ hits cinemas this spring.
After the events of ‘Captain America: Civil War’, ‘Infinity War’ sees The Avengers left broken and divided. Some of them even look different, with Captain America (Chris Evans) sporting a beard and the Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) with newly blonde hair.
The Avengers face their biggest threat year in ‘Infinity War’
The Marvel Universe expands further in 2018 with an exciting new batch of movies and characters.
2018 is shaping up to be a great year for comic book movies with Marvel once again leading the charge. The Avengers will be back, as will the foul-mouthed Deadpool, but there’s also a few new characters getting their first big screen outing. To wet your appetite for the year ahead, here’s everything Marvel has in store for us in 2018.
1. He has considered giving up acting for directing - He might be best known for his acting, having never directed anything major, but he initially wanted to be a filmmaker and only studied acting for the sake of being able to relate to actors. In fact, after a few small roles, he thought about directing full time - that was until he was offered the role of Jackie Robinson in 2013's '42' while he was in the middle of directing his off-Broadway play in 'East Village'.
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The actor says it was important to ensure Wakanda was different to anything we've seen in the real world.
One of the upcoming entries to the Marvel Cinematic Universe that people are most looking forward to is the Chadwick Boseman-led flick, 'Black Panther'. Taking on the titular role in the film, otherwise known as T'Challa, Boseman will become the first person of colour to lead a solo movie within the superhero genre; something that's been a long time coming.
With that comes a lot of lofty expectations and responsibility for Boseman. Fortunately, he's somebody who has thought about how everything he and the team around the movie brings to the big screen and how it will be interpreted, and that's what he's been speaking about in a recent interview.
Continue reading: Chadwick Boseman Teases "Advanced Nation" Of Wakanda In 'Black Panther'
The actor doesn't give too much away about T'Challa's involvement, however.
Next year, the Marvel Cinematic Universe will finally get a little more diverse with the release of 'Black Panther' in movie theatres across the globe. As the first film led by a person of colour, it's set to make an incredible impact and has already gained masses of support.
Having made his debut in 'Captain America: Civil War', actor Chadwick Boseman is the man bringing Black Panther aka T'Challa to life. Not only will he be getting his solo movie, but he'll be playing a part in the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in a big way, if his recent comments are anything to go by.
The actor speaks out about the politics running deeply through the film.
Taking the role of Wakandan Prince T'Challa and the titular hero in the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe film release, 'Black Panther', actor Chadwick Boseman was first introduced to fans of the MCU in 'Captain America: Civil War'. Following the release of a 'Black Panther' trailer a little earlier this year however, we got the opportunity to see the character like never before.
Picking up after the events of 'Civil War', 'Black Panther' will see T'Challa in his new role of power as the King of Wakanda. Of course, in taking over the role he will face challenges like never before, and will be forced to prove he deserves his place on the throne, all whilst protecting those he holds dearest.
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Thurgood Marshall (Chadwick Boseman) is well known for becoming the first African American Supreme Court Justice in 1967, following his instrumental involvement in the Brown v. Board of Education case, desegragating schools in America once and for all in 1954. Before then though, he was an attorney - an unusual profession for a black man at the time, especially one whose great grandfather was a slave.
In one of his first cases, he was asked to defend a fellow black man named Joseph Spell, who had been arrested for the alleged assault against a white female socialite named Janet Moore. It was Thurgood's job to prove the man's innocence, and that he was being wrongly targeted for his race. A fair trial was rare for an African American in the 1930s, so the pressure was truly on; it becomes especially difficult when Spell is forced to lie to protect his own life.
Of course, it's not all plain sailing for Thurgood. He may be educated, but the streets are still a dangerous place for him - as his new partner, a white man named Sam Friedman (Josh Gad), learns first hand as he is beaten for associating with him.
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Get your first look at the upcoming Marvel flick.
There have been whispers of a live action 'Black Panther' adaptation since the 90s, and now it's finally on its way with Chadwick Boseman in the lead role of T'Challa the leader of the fictitious and mysterious African nation Wakanda. It's the Marvel Cinematic Universe's eighteenth film.
In the first teaser trailer for the forthcoming Marvel film we get our first glimpse of Martin Freeman and Andy Serkis in their respective roles of the Joint Counter Terrorism Center's Everett K. Ross and South African gangster (and the Black Panther's nemesis) Ulysses Klaue or Klaw.
When Set brutally murderers his brother, Osiris the great deities of ancient Egypt are upset, non-more so than his wife Isis. Piecing her husband - and fellow god - Osiris back together, she manages to resurrect him for long enough to conceive Horus. So begins a lifetime of battles for the Kingdom.
Set, the brother of Osiris and god of storms, disorder and violence on one side and Horus, the son of Osiris on the other. When Set and Horus go head to head in combat, the mortal citizens of Egypt hope for one victor (Horus) but in a moment of weakness, Set makes his move and steals the eyes of Horus.
Soon after the downfall of Horus, Set takes over Egypt and enslaves the mortals, knowning there's little hope of being saved, one mortal hero decides to help steal the eyes of Horus back in order to gain the trust of the cast out god. To take the kingdom back (and save Bek's love), he and Horus face vast armies of mortals and immortal demons cast under Set's spell.
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The director has said she met with Marvel execs but the project just wasn't right for her.
It sounded like a match made in heaven, but sadly Selma director Ava DuVernay has confirmed she wont be directing Marvel’s upcoming Black Panther movie. Starring Chadwick Boseman, the film will bring to life Marvel’s first Black superhero, T’Challa aka Black Panther and is scheduled for release in November 2017, as part of the studio's Phase 3.
Speaking to Essence magazine DuVernay confirmed the rumours that she was in talks with Marvel, but revealed that she had turned down the Black Panther gig. “I’m not signing on to direct Black Panther,” DuVernay said. “I think I’ll just say we had different ideas about what the story would be.”
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Chadwick Boseman - Celebrities attend 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts with City Hall in Beverly Hills. at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 22nd February 2015
Chadwick Boseman - A variety of stars were photographed as they arrived at the 67th Annual Directors Guild Of America Awards which were held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 7th February 2015