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Boseman Plans '17 Bridges' as 'Black Panther' Follow-up

The film will be Boseman's first non-Marvel movie following the $1.3 billion box-office success of "Black Panther."

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    Actor Chadwick Boseman arrives at the red carpet of the Seoul premiere of 'Black Panther' on Feb. 5, 2018, in Seoul, South Korea.

    Chadwick Boseman will step out of Wakanda for the New York police drama "17 Bridges."

    STX Entertainment announced Wednesday that Boseman will star as a disgraced NYPD detective thrust into a citywide manhunt for a cop killer. The film will be Boseman's first non-Marvel movie following the $1.3 billion box-office success of "Black Panther." He also appeared in "Avengers: Infinity War" and has shot its follow-up.

    "17 Bridges" will reteam Boseman with "Infinity War" directors Joe and Anthony Russo. The Russos will produce the film, to be directed by Brian Kirk from a script by Adam Mervis.

    The film will begin shooting in September.

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    The 40-year-old Bosesman has also starred in "42," ''Get on Up" and "Marshall."