In case you missed it last week, Marvel Studios announced that production has officially begun on BLACK PANTHER. It will be shot in Atlanta and South Korea.

Starring Chadwick Boseman , Michael B. Jordan, Academy Award® winner Lupita Nyong’o , Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, with Academy Award® nominee Angela Bassett, with Academy Award® winner Forest Whitaker, and Andy Serkis. Additional cast members include Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Florence Kasumba, Sterling K. Brown and John Kani.  Ryan Coogler (“Creed,” “Fruitvale Station”) directs Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” from a screenplay he co-wrote with Joe Robert Cole (“The People v. O.J. Simpson:  American Crime Story”).  The film, which opens in U.S. theaters on February 16, 2018, will be shot in Atlanta and South Korea.

BLACK PANTHER follows T’Challa who, after the events of “Captain America: Civil War,” returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to take his place as King. However, when an old enemy reappears on the radar, T’Challa’s mettle as King and Black Panther is tested when he is drawn into a conflict that puts the entire fate of Wakanda and the world at risk.

BLACK PANTHER strikes into theaters February 16, 2018.