Ryan Coogler will officially helm Marvel's first solo film for their heroic Kittycat Man. Marvel has announced that the Fruitvale Station and Creed director has signed on to direct Black Panther, the superhero movie scheduled to hit theaters February 16, 2018. Chadwick Boseman is already attached to star as the title character. Sorry, Michael B. Jordan. You're stuck being The Ephemeral Human Torch.