A ton of little-known facts about “Black Panther” have been shared over the last few days, and the latest tidbit has yet another Georgia tie: Donald Glover.
The actor recently attended the Los Angeles premiere of season two of “Atlanta” and dished about his involvement with the Marvel hit on the red carpet.
Director Ryan Coogler asked him and his brother Stephen Glover, both Stone Mountain natives, to read an early draft of the script to help enhance some of the comedic moments between characters T’Challa and his sister Shuri.
“Ryan was gracious enough to be like, 'Will you take a look at this script?'” Glover told ET. “Which was really cool. Marvel locks things down, so we had not as much time as I would've wanted. We had a couple of hours to punch up some jokes and stuff like that. It was already there anyway. They had already done a great job, so it was really cool to just get our fingerprints on there a bit.”
You could even spot their names in the thank you section of the credits.
Earlier this week, Tyler Perry took to social media to announce that parts of the blockbuster was shot at one of the new stages at his studio. In fact, he said it was the first to be filmed there.
From his Instragram account, Perry wrote: “Welcome to Wakanda! You wanna talk about black history! These are the new stages at Tyler Perry Studios. And guess what the first film to shoot on one of the stages was?!”
“Black Panther” has taken theaters by storm. Over the Presidents Day weekend, the Marvel flick made a whopping $242 million and continues to break records.