Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman reuniting with Avengers: Infinity Struggle administrators Joe and Anthony Russo.
The actor has signed on to star within the thriller 17 Bridges as disgraced New York Metropolis police detective in a citywide manhunt for a cop killer. Boseman may even produce the movie together with the Russo brothers.
The Black Panther star first labored with the Russos in 2016’s Captain America: Civil Struggle, marked his Marvel Cinematic Universe debut as T’Challa, the longer term king of Wakanda. Boseman went on to work once more with the administrators on this yr’s Avengers: Infinity Struggle, reprising his acclaimed position following Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther. The trio additionally reuniteed for the untitled fourth Avengers movie, arriving in Could 2019.
17 Bridges was written on spec by Adam Mervis and optioned by STX Movies in 2016 after a bidding struggle with Sony, Common and Warner Bros. Director Brian Kirk (Sport of Thrones) has signed on to helm the challenge, with principal pictures scheduled to start in September.
Whereas there isn’t a official launch date, the movie is anticipated to premiere someday subsequent yr, with Boseman buying and selling Wakanda for the streets of New York Metropolis.