Angela Bassett Actress joins Marvel's "Black Panther" movie

Angela Bassett has joined "Black Panther" cast in a major role.

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"Olympus Has Fallen" actress, Angela Bassett, has joined the upcoming Marvel’s Black Panther.

The actress has joined the superhero movie  as Ramonda, mother of T’Challa aka Black Panther, played by Chadwick Boseman.

Other recent additions include Michael B. Jordan as Erik Killmonger, and  Lupita Nyong’o as Nakia; a former member of Wakanda’s Dora Milaje, now an agent of Killmonger.

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"Black Panther" also stars Forest Whitaker, Zuri, Daniel Kaluuya, Florence Kasumba, Winston Duke, Danai Gurira as Okoye and Letitia Wright.

To be helmed by "Creed" director, Ryan Coogler, production on the movie is set to commence in January 2017.

"Black Panther" will debut in cinemas on February 18, 2018.

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