From Screen Rant:
29 year-old director Ryan Coogler had an incredible 2015 and his Hollywood future is only getting brighter as he joins the creative side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Coogler earned much acclaim and attention for his work directing Fruitvale Station, and teamed up with star Michael B. Jordan again for his next effort, Creed – the followup to the Rocky series which looks to do well on the awards circuit.
Among other sought after directors including Ava DuVernay and F. Gary Gray – who were in talks with Marvel to direct Phase 3 films – Ryan Coogler has been rumored for months to be a top candidate to helm Black Panther. And now it seems he’s a lock for the gig.
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