Marvel Studios has announced that actor Sterling K. Brown has joined the already amazing cast of Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther in the role of N’Jobu.
The Emmy winner is best known for The People v. O.J. Simpson, Person of Interest, and Whiskey Tango Foxtrot. He celebrated the news with the following tweet as seen below.
— Sterling K Brown (@sterlingkb1) January 5, 2017
Here is the full press release from Marvel.
Emmy winner Sterling K. Brown has joined the cast of Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” in the role of N’Jobu, a figure from T’Challa aka Black Panther’s past.
Brown recently won an Emmy Award and is Golden Globe-nominated for his portrayal of Christopher Darden in “The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.” The veteran stage and screen actor also garnered Screen Actors Guild and NAACP Image award nominations for the role as well as for the critically acclaimed TV show “This Is Us.”
Directed by Ryan Coogler (“Fruitvale Station,” “Creed”), “Black Panther” stars Chadwick Boseman in the title role alongside Michael B. Jordan, Forest Whitaker, Lupita Nyong’o, Angela Bassett, Danai Gurira, Daniel Kaluuya, Winston Duke, and Florence Kasumba. The film arrives in theaters on February 16, 2018.