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Chadwick Boseman in police drama ‘17 Bridges’

The film will be the actor’s first non-Marvel movie following the $1.3 billion box office success of ‘Black Panther’

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

STX Entertainment announced on 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.

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

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