Ryan Coogler

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Comics Series 'Bitter Root' Gets Sweet Hollywood Adaptation

Ryan Coogler will helm the project, which follows a Black family fighting supernatural evil in New York City.

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Ryan Coogler to Produce Fred Hampton Biopic

Daniel Kaluuya is in talks to play the Black Panther Party leader.

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Writers and Directors Guilds Nominate Creators of Color for Awards

Ryan Coogler, Spike Lee, Alfonso Cuarón and Barry Jenkins are among the nominees.

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Ryan Coogler and Letitia Wright Support Women-Led 'Black Panther' Sequel

Hey Marvel: Are you listening? 

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Read Ryan Coogler's Touching Thank You Letter to 'Black Panther' Fans

“I am struggling to find the words to express my gratitude at this moment, but I will try.”

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Wakanda's Finest Shine on Three Essence Covers

The stars of “Black Panther” discuss the film’s exploration of Black identity in the magazine’s March cover story.

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Danai Gurira: 'Black Panther' Will Change Hollywood Depictions of Africa

“No one can really now try to put forth some product where Africa is seen begging for a White superhero to come and save it.”

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Ryan Coogler and Sounwave Discuss Creation of 'Black Panther: The Album'

The “Black Panther” director and Top Dawg Entertainment producer explore how the film’s hip hop-heavy soundtrack came to be.

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LISTEN: Kendrick Lamar and SZA Drop First Single From 'Black Panther' Soundtrack

Lamar co-produced the entire project.

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#BlackoutBlackFriday Campaign Returns for Another Year of Retail Boycotts, Free Events

The fourth annual action combines economic boycotts with free screenings of “Whose Streets?” in New York City and Oakland.

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Watch the Action-Packed New Trailer for Black Panther

Fans are lighting up Twitter with #BlackPanther excitement.

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Watch, Marvel, Repeat: Peep This Badass 'Black Panther' Promo

The first Marvel movie with an all-Black leading cast will premiere in February 2018.

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Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Jordan Reunite for Ta-Nehisi Coates-Penned 'Wrong Answer'

The film will explore the 2006 Atlanta Public Schools standardized test cheating scandal, which prompted national debate about the strict testing provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act.

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Marvel Announces 'Black Panther' Synopsis, Full Cast

The Ryan Coogler-directed film is now in production.

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'This is Us' Star Sterling K. Brown is Excited About the Future of Black Stories on Film and TV

“To be African-American and alive—it’s a good thing,” said the Emmy award-winning actor to The Undefeated. 

3 Ways You Can Boycott on Black Friday

Will you flex your economic muscle for the greater good?

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Blackout For Human Rights Hosts Black Friday Boycott, Events

#BlackOutBlackFriday will be supported by movie screenings and panel discussions in three cities.

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Breaking Presents: Samora Pinderhughes, a Jazz Composer Writing Scores for the Movement

The pianist and composer offers a cathartic affirmation of Black humanity and resistance on “The Transformation Suite.”

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Ta-Nehisi Coates Will Not Be Involved in 'Black Panther' Film

“Coogler’s a genius. (Did you see ‘Creed’?) I would only eff his isht up,” the author and journalist tweeted during a Twitter Q&A on July 30.

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The 'Black Panther' Cast is Peak Black Excellence

The official cast lineup was revealed at Comic-Con, and it’s lit. Plus, writer Roxane Gay will co-write a new comic companion series to the current “Black Panther” comic reboot.