Michael B. Jordon: We knew Black Panther is relatable, accessible to today's people

Updated: Feb 07, 2018, 11:58 IST | IANS

Actor Michael B. Jordon, who essays Erik Stevens a.k.a Killmonger in the film "Black Panther" has said that he and the film's director Ryan Coogler knew that the project was relevant and in sync with today's individuals

Michael B. Jordon
Michael B. Jordon

Actor Michael B. Jordon, who essays Erik Stevens a.k.a Killmonger in the film "Black Panther" has said that he and the film's director Ryan Coogler knew that the project was relevant and in sync with today's individuals. "Black Panther" is among the first films by the house of Marvel Studios which predominantly has a black cast and also shows a number of strong women of substance who work as the protagonist T'Challa's (Chadwick Boseman) allies.

Jordon told the media in a group interview here: "It is unique to our relationship. When it comes to the laying our trust, I know he (Coogler) will not put me in a situation that is not beneficial for me or for us. When it comes to that stuff... We knew that this project... The significance, our culture, our history... African American history and culture and we want to put it in a vehicle that could be relatable and accessible to the people of today.

"Killmonger's perspective and TChalla's perspective... two sides of an argument of a conversation and both have a valid argument, depending where you are sitting on the table and what you are taking from it." Distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, "Black Panther" also features Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Angela Bassett, Forest Whittaker and Martin Freeman among others. The film is scheduled to release in India on February 16.

Catch up on all the latest entertainment news and gossip here.

Download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get updates on all the latest and trending stories on the go

Trending Video

Sign up for all the latest news, top galleries and trending videos from Mid-day.com

Subscribe
Loading...

Will Sherlyn Chopra work in an adult film?

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK