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Michael B. Jordan joins the cast of Marvel's Black Panther

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Michael B. Jordan has joined the cast of Black PantherThe Hollywood Reporter reports. This will be the third time Jordan has teamed up with Ryan Coogler (who will direct Black Panther) on a film. The pair also worked together on 2013's Fruitvale Station and last year's Creed.

It's not clear yet what role Jordan might play. Chadwick Boseman has already been cast as the title character and Lupita Nyong'o is reportedly in talks to join the cast as well. The movie's not scheduled to begin shooting until next year. Black Panther is set for release on February 2nd, 2018.

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