Ryan Coogler who made a name for himself with Fruitville Station and is currently handling the next Rocky Balboa installment with Creed, is being pursued by Marvel to direct Black Panther, according to Heroic Hollywood.
Filmmaker Ava DuVernay most recently passed on the project.
Joe Robert Cole is rumored to be the one Marvel wants to write the script.
All we know for sure is that Chadwick Boseman has the lead in the film that will be out on February 16, 2018.
Watch Coogler’s work on Creed.