• 'Black Panther's' Winston Duke Jumping In The Cage As MMA Fighter Kimbo Slice In 'Backyard Legend'
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    'Black Panther's' Winston Duke Jumping In The Cage As MMA Fighter Kimbo Slice In 'Backyard Legend'

    EXCLUSIVE: Winston Duke, who recently broke out as T’Challa’s ally M'Baku in Marvel’s multi-billion dollar grossing  Black Panther  and  Avengers: Infinity War , is taking on the role of MMA legend Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson in  Backyard Legend.  Deadline exclusively announced the news about the feature last October, which is being produced by Steve Lee Jones’ Bee Holder Productions and Michael J. Weiss’ Webros Entertainment. White Boy Rick  scribe Andy Weiss is writing…

  • Jordan Peele reveals title of next film; Lupita Nyong’o, Elisabeth Moss eyed to star
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    Jordan Peele reveals title of next film; Lupita Nyong’o, Elisabeth Moss eyed to star

    Following the enormous success of his directorial debut “Get Out,” Jordan Peele is gaining momentum on his next film, which is now being called “Us.”

  • 'Black Panther' Taps 'Person of Interest' Actor Winston Duke to Play Villain M'Baku
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    'Black Panther' Taps 'Person of Interest' Actor Winston Duke to Play Villain M'Baku

    Person of Interest actor Winston Duke has landed the key role of the villain M’Baku — aka Man-Ape — in Marvel’s upcoming Black Panther film starring Chadwick Boseman. The film, directed  by Creed helmer Ryan Coogler, also stars Michael B. Jordan, Danai Gurira, and Lupita Nyong’o. Boseman will play T’Challa, the prince of the African nation of Wakanda, who must take over the mantel after his father’s murder.