blackpantherAmongst the craziness of a certain little movie in theaters, I went and saw the film Creed. Nearly everything about it is incredible; the likable characters, the emotional weight behind every scene, and the fantastic camera work. It quickly became one of my top movies of 2015. Suffice to say, I was very excited to hear that the man behind Creed will direct Marvel’s Black Panther.

The man in charge of Marvel Studios, Kevin Feige, discussed with Empire about convincing director Ryan Coogler to helm Black Panther. Feige considers the movie an important one, which will show us Black Panther, and explore his country and culture.

“The movie is a big geopolitical action adventure that focuses on the family and royal struggle of T’Challa in Wakanda and what it means to be a king.”

-Kevin Feige

How could you not be stoked by that? And if you haven’t seen Creed  yet, do it now. Drop everything and go see it. There’s a very good chance that this will be one of Marvel’s strongest films. Plus it will be fun to finally see someone who is far richer than Tony Stark.

Chadwick Boseman stars — and will also make his debut in Captain America: Civil War.

Black Panther hits theaters February 16, 2018. I can’t wait.

[Empire Online]