Marvel Studios to Adapt The Black Panther for the Big Screen

MARVEL STUDIOS TO ADAPT THE BLACK PANTHER FOR THE BIG SCREEN

Mark Bailey will write the script

Marvel Studios has tapped in to the Marvel Universe of over 8,000 characters to develop a film based on the character THE BLACK PANTHER. The screenplay of the film adaptation will be written by Mark Bailey. Marvel Studios' Kevin Feige will produce the film.

Marvel's upcoming slate of films includes THOR, to be released on May 6, 2011, CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER to be released on July 22, 2011 and MARVEL STUDIOS' THE AVENGERS to be released on May 4, 2012.

Bailey is represented by CAA.

For more information about the character The Black Panther visit www.Marvel.com.