Marvel just blew the lid off the movie world.
The studio held a special event today for select members of the media, announcing its next phase of blockbusters and superheroes, starting with this jaw-dropper:
Chadwick Boseman will star as Black Panther in a film scheduled for a 2017 release.
The actor (who portrayed Jackie Robinson in 42) appear on stage alongside Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. immediately after the announcement was made.
Among the other major announcements dropped by Marvel: