BLACK PANTHER Star Chadwick Boseman To Produce and Star In 17 BRIDGES
According to Variety, STX Films has announced that BLACK PANTHER star Chadwick Boseman is set to produce and star in the forthcoming 17 BRIDGES. The film is dubbed as an action-thriller. Brian Kirk is set to direct, and the script comes from Adam Mervis.
In a statement about the news, STX Films chairman Adam Fogelson says, "STX has assembled a dream team of collaborators on '17 Bridges,' bringing together the global talents behind two of the biggest action films ever made to give audiences a thrilling new take on the race-against-the-clock crime-drama. Chadwick Boseman's razor-sharp instincts and undeniable charisma captivated millions of people around the world in 'Black Panther,' and Joe and Anthony Russo have breathed a new energy into the action genre with films like 'Avengers: Infinity War. Their unique and intelligent approach to filmmaking is anything but formulaic, and with Brian Kirk at the helm directing, this film promises to go BEYOND the typical popcorn fare."
In addition to his work in BLACK PANTHER, Boseman is known for his roles in GET ON UP, AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR, and MARSHALL.
Read more about the news from Variety here!