By Travis Martin
Another name has been added to the all-star cast of Marvel‘s upcoming film, “Black Panther.“ Marvel has just revealed that TV actor Sterling K. Brown has been cast as N’Jobu, a past figure of T’Challa aka Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman). It is unknown if the character is a friend or foe of T’Challa.
Brown has been a veteran actor, with supporting roles in “NYPD Blue,“ “JAG,” “Boston Legal,” “Alias,“ “The Good Wife,“ “Masters of Sex,“ and “Criminal Minds.” He also had major roles in “Supernatural,” “Person of Interest,” and “Army Wives.“ However, it was his role on FX‘s “The People vs O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” as prosecutor Christopher Darden that earned him an Emmy and a Golden Globe nomination. Brown currently stars in NBC‘s comedy drama “This Is Us” as Randall Pearson, the adopted African-American son to the caucasian Pearson family.
The film will also star Michael B. Jordan (Erik Killmonger), Lupita Nyong’o (Nakia), Danai Gurira (Okoye), Forest Whitaker (Zuri), Angela Bassett (Ramonda), Winston Duke (M’Baku aka Man-Ape), and Daniel Kaluuya (W’Kabi). Andy Serkis is also rumored to return as Ulysses Klau aka the Klaw. Ryan Coogler directs the film from a script by him and Joe Robert Cole.”Black Panther” will arrive on February 16, 2018.