Singleton Name-Drops Possible Black Panther Actor recently talked to John Singleton, whose first choice for Luke Cage is still Tyrese Gibson. The director mentioned a name for his other possible superhero movie as well:

In a recent exclusive interview with, Singleton added another name to the list. “Chiwetel Ejiofor could do it,” Singleton volunteered, referring to the acclaimed star of Talk to Me and Children of Men. Born in Great Britain to Nigerian parents, Ejiofor has the pedigree as well as the acting chops to handle the Panther role. And anyone who’s seen Serenity (all seven of you) knows he can handle action. Just ask the browncoats.

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