"Black Panther" breakout Winston Duke is having a very good week. After landing a key role in the upcoming action thriller "Heroine," he's just lined up another high-profile project: Starring opposite Mark Wahlberg in the crime drama "Wonderland."
According to Variety, Duke has signed on for the Netflix film, which will mark the fifth collaboration between Wahlberg and director Peter Berg. It's unclear who Duke will be playing in the flick, but he could be setting himself up for a many more movies: "Wonderland" is based on the Ace Atkins novel of the same name, and is part of the Spenser series, which was originated by the late mystery writer Robert B. Parker and currently consists of 48 novels.
Here's the film's official synopsis, per Variety:
The story follows Spenser who, fresh out of prison, is sucked back into Boston’s underbelly as he uncovers the truth about a sensational murder and the twisted conspiracy behind it.
After his "Black Panther" success, Duke has kept incredibly busy. Aside from all the work he's lined up this week alone, he's also set to appear as one of the leads in Jordan Peele's hotly-anticipated "Get Out" follow-up, "Us," which is due out early next year.
No word yet on a release date for "Wonderland." Production is expected to begin sometime this fall.
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