Entertainment Michael B. Jordan Responds to Superman Casting Rumours
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Jordan–who played villain Erik Killmonger in themovie–has been linked to Abrams' upcoming Superman title, to which Black Panther comics writer Ta-Nehisi Coates is also attached.
In a recent interview with, Jordan admitted that the "whispers and the rumors" linking him to the coveted role of Superman were "a compliment".
Failing to offer a flat-out denial, the actor continued: "I appreciate people that think about me in that type of way for these roles. I don't really have anything more to kind of give on that, other than it's just flattering and I appreciate it."
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Addressing the possibility of a Black actor portraying the classicsuperhero, Jordan added: "Whoever they get, or if it goes that way, I think it'll be an interesting thing to see."
The odds appear to be in Michael B Jordan's favor, with the actor currently working with Ta-Nehisi Coates on Ryan Coogler's Wrong Answer–and let's not forget, the actor hasbefore.
Meanwhile, speaking about his "new, powerful and moving Superman story",said: "We couldn't be more thrilled to be working with the brilliant Mr. Coates to help bring that story to the big screen.
"We're beyond thankful to the team at Warner Bros for the opportunity."
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The next "Superman" film is written by "Black Panther" author Ta-Nehisi Coates. Since then, rumors that the studio are looking for the first black performer of the DC superhero. About a name is already speculated. © Picture Alliance / © Warner Bros / Courtesy Everett Collection Henry Cavill as "Superman" in "Man of Steel" (2013) The role of the DC -Superhelden "Superman" was already embodied by many actors, among others Christopher Reeve and most recently by Henry Cavill.