Deadline has just reported that Black Panther actor, Chadwick Boseman has landed a new role!

Boseman will play Yasuke in the first African Samurai.

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Yasuke is a famed warrior who was stolen from his village in Portuguese Mozambique by slavers during the 16th century.

Mike De Luca, Stephen L’Heureux Boseman, and Logan Cole will co-produce the film.

Congratulations Chadwick Boseman, we can’t wait to see our favorite superhero in action as the first African Samurai



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