Angela Bassett Joins Marvel’s “Black Panther”

Marvel’s Black Panther film just landed more star power.

The film, due out in 2018, already has a star-studded cast with Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, and Danai Gurira. Now, you can add Angela Bassett to the crew.

Bassett, who currently stars in American Horror Story, will take on the role of Ramonda, T’Challa’s (Boseman) mother. The Ryan Coogler-directed film is slated for a February 16, 2018 theater release.

The exciting news was announced on Twitter.

*Photo: Twitter