15 'Black Panther' casting ideas
Will Smith, Michael B. Jordan, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Anthony Mackie lead our picks
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One of the stars of January's 'Red Tails,' Oyelowo is a graduate of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, and his career is on fire right now. In addition to 'Red Tails,' he's also in 'Jack Reacher,' 'The Paperboy,' and Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln,' so whatever he's doing, he's getting the right people's attention. Coming from a strong theater background, he could give T'Challa the right sense of gravitas to make him feel like an equal to the Avengers that have already been cast.
- Drew McWeeny