Los Angeles, Jan 27 (PTI) Actors Andy Serkis and Martin Freeman are set to star in science fiction fantasy “Black Panther”, Marvel has confirmed. Also Read - 'Another Phase of Greatest Witch Hunt', Says Donald Trump After US Senate Acquits Him in Historic Impeachment Trial

Serkis will reprise his role as the mercenary Ulysses Klaue from “Avengers: Age of Ultron”, while Freeman will once again play, Everett K Rose, the US State Department liason to foreign diplomats, following his debut in 2016’s “Captain America: Civil War”, reported AceShowbiz. Also Read - US Court Seeks Status Report On Visas To Family Members Of H1-B Holders

The two have joined the previously confirmed stars, Chadwick Boseman, Michael B Jordan, Sterling K Brown, Florence Kasumba, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Daniel Kaluuya, Winston Duke and Letitia Wright. Also Read - The Weeknd Performs Live At Super Bowl Halftime Show, Fans Share His Then-And-Now Photos

Directed by Ryan Coogler, the movie is currently filming in Atlanta and is set to hit the US theatres on February 16 next year.

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