Per THR, the film, takes place after the events of "Captain America: Civil War," where Cap and crew learned Black Panther's true identity. Black Panther will be going up against Michael B. Jordan as evil Killmonger and Ulysses Klaue (Andy Serkis), who was first seen in "Avengers: Age of Ultron."
THR already got a look at some footage, including the new king's coronation and a casino fight with Serkis's bad guy.
And look for the first teaser trailer for the film during tonight's NBA Finals, which start at 6 p.m. PT on ABC. As for the movie itself, you'll have to wait until Feb. 16, 2018.
After the death of his father, T'Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T'Challa's mettle as king -- and as Black Panther -- gets tested when he's drawn into a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people. Read More