Dijimon Hounsou: ‘It Would be an Honor’ to be Cast as the ‘Black Panther’

A while back, before “Guardians of the Galaxy” was announced, there were rumors running around that Marvel Studios had plans for a “Black Panther” movie set to come out in 2014. But with James Gunn now set to direct “Guardians” and Joss Whedon with everything else, it seems like a movie starring Wakanda’s greatest hero has once again fallen through the cracks. However, all hope is not lost. In a recent interview with Djimon Hounsou, who voiced T’Challa on the “Black Panther” animated series, the “Special Forces” actor expressed great interest in reprising his role for the silver screen.

“Oh man. It would be an honor,” Hounsou told MTV News on the matter of a “Black Panther” movie. “I really think that it really transpires into all of the stuff that I’ve been wanting to do and I also dream about doing.”

He added, “It definitely is a great story and ‘Black Panther’ would be quite amazing. But it needs to be done right …

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