Emmy award winner Sterling K. Brown has captivated us with his smile for years and it's great to see he's getting his due!

Daniel Zuchnik

The film, helmed by Ryan Coogler, already includes a star-studded cast including Chadwick Boseman, Angela Bassett, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurrira and Michael B. Jordan.

Sydney Scott
Jan, 05, 2017

Black Panther is definitely shaping up to be huge and the star-studded movie just added another huge name to its roster.

Actor Sterling K. Brown is officially joining the cast of the Marvel film, which the company announced Thursday afternoon via their official Twitter account.

Brown had a breakout year in 2016 with his starring roles in the critically accalaimed The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story series and NBC's newest fan-favoriteThis Is Us.

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The highly-anticipated film is set to star 42 lead Chadwick Boseman as the titular character, with Creed's Ryan Coogler directing. Brown will play N'Jobu, a figure from Black Panter's past. Little additional details have been revealed about Brown's role thus far. The actor joins a star-studded cast that also includes Lupita Nyong'o, Michael B. Jordan, Angela Bassett, Danai Gurira, and Forest Whitaker. 

Black Panther arrives in theaters February 16, 2018.