01 February 2017

John Kani to star alongside Forest Whitaker in Black Panther film

South Africa's legendary theatre and television actor John Kani is set to star in the highly anticipated film, Black Panther, which will be released early next year!
John Kani's son, Atandwa Kani, shared an image on Instagram showcasing the rich talents expected to appear in the film, with names such as Lupita Nyong'o, Angela Bassett and Michael B. Jordan making an appearance.

@marvel @blackpanthermovie cast: But wait... There's more!

A photo posted by Atandwa "The Prince" Kani (@atandwakani) on

This will not be the first time Kani lands a huge role abroad as he will be reprising his role as the King T'Chaka, a role he first played in 'Captain America: Civil War'.
Atandwa captioned the image of the cast: "@marvel @blackpanthermovie cast: But wait...There's more!"
It is alleged that he will also be making an appearance in the highly anticipated Marvel film.
Atandwa recently finished shooting a film in the United States called Love by Chance, about two aspiring South African actors trying to crack into the Hollywood acting industry. Atandwa will star alongside Top Actor Africa winner and BET Buzz presenter, Altovise Lawrence in the movie.

COMING SOON: Love By Chance Two aspiring actors from South Africa who are independently in America trying to crack into an extremely difficult and over saturated Hollywood industry, meet by chance. Between the everyday struggle of auditioning, dealing with daily rejection, self doubt, financial hardship, crazy friends and a crazy dating scene, who has time for Love.

A photo posted by Atandwa "The Prince" Kani (@atandwakani) on

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