Actress Angela Basset is set to join the star-studded cast of “Black Panther”.
Marvel Studios announced that Bassett, who is currently starring in “American Horror Story,” will play Ramonda, mother of T’Challa, otherwise known as ‘Black Panther,’ according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The 58-year-old actress joins the list of actors on the project, including Chadwick Boseman, who will take on the starring role after making his outstanding debut as Black Panther in “Captain America: Civil War”.
Michael B Jordan will also be reuniting with director Ryan Coogler on the film.
The cast also includes Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o, Forest Whitaker, Daniel Kaluuya, Winston Duke and Florence Kasumba.
“Black Panther” is set to hit theaters February 16, 2018.