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Chadwick Boseman to Star in Action Thriller Produced by the Russo Brothers

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Production begins in September.

Black Panther's Chadwick Boseman will star in a new action thriller from Avengers: Infinity War directors Joe and Anthony Russo.

Per Variety, Boseman will produce and star in STXfilm's 17 Bridges, with the Russo brothers producing as well. Brian Kirk (Game of Thrones, Luther) will direct from a screenplay by Adam Mervis (The Philly Kid).

Production will start in September but a release date has not been set yet.

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“STX has assembled a dream team of collaborators on 17 Bridges bringing together the global talents behind two of the biggest action films ever made to give audiences a thrilling new take on the race-against-the-clock crime-drama,” STXfilms chairman Adam Fogelson said.

Boseman most recently appeared in Infinity War and Black Panther as T'Challa. He also recently hosted SNL while doing a Black Jeopardy skit.

Alex Gilyadov is a writer for IGN. Be sure to check out his YouTube channel and follow him on Twitter.