Comicbook.com has published a rumor that Ghostbuster veteran Ernie Hudson could possibly be playing King T’Chaka, T’Challa’s father in the Marvel universe with a possible debut in Captain America: Civil War.
What we do know is that we will see Chadwick Boseman debut as Black Panther in Captain America: Civil War, with a stand alone Black Panther film coming in 2018.
According to Latino Review, Hudson has been seen hitting the gym and catching up on Black Panther back issues.
It was previously rumored that Denzel Washington would take the role, however it is said that Washington is too expensive for a Marvel.
This news on Hudson is speculation at this point. Hudson is currently playing King Poseidon on Once Upon a Time.
We will keep you updated on this as we attain more information.
Captain America: Civil War hit theaters on May 6, 2016.
Black Panther will release July 8, 2018