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Marvel diversifies with 'Black Panther,' female-led 'Captain Marvel'
Marvel diversifies with 'Black Panther,' female-led 'Captain Marvel'

Marvel Studios has injected some diversity into its lineup, announcing "Black Panther" and "Captain Marvel" films, its first big-screen superhero projects anchored by a nonwhite actor and a female actor, respectively. Marvel movie chief Kevin Feige revealed plans for the films, and others in the company's third wave of comic-book blockbusters, in Hollywood on Tuesday. The actor Chadwick Boseman, who garnered strong reviews for his performances as Jackie Robinson in "42" and James Brown in "Get on Up," will play the title role in "Black Panther," slated for release Nov. 3, 2017. Introduced in 1966, Black Panther (a.k.a....

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