A new photo from Empire has revealed that Martin Freeman will indeed be playing Everett Ross in Captain America: Civil War, the character has direct ties to Black Panther and Wakanda.
A stalwart in the Marvel comic books, Everett Ross is traditionally the US government’s man in Wakanda. It’s a role that obviously brings Freeman into Black Panther’s (Chadwick Boseman) world and makes Freeman a safe bet to be get a broader role in the standalone Black Panther movie. In Civil War he’s part of the Joint Counter Terrorist Centre.
It’s expected that if Ross survives the film he could very well be apart of Ryan Coogler‘s film alongside Chadwick Boseman, and possibly Andy Serkis.