09 Jul '18, 8pm
Winston Duke from 'Black Panther' will play Kimbo Slice in a new movie:
Winston Duke’s career is on an upward trajectory. After portraying M’Baku in both Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War , he’s also poised to star in Jordan Peele’s follow-up to Get Out , Us . Today brings news that Duke is also taking the biopic route with his career — announcing that he will portray YouTube pugilist sensation, Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson, who ascended from homelessness to competing in Bellator thanks to his aggressive fighting style. The film, Backyard Legend , is being penned by White Boy Rick writer, Andy Weir (a film we are excited for ). Producer, Steve Lee Jones, has said of the project, “it’s a rich and layered tale about this man’s incredible journey from a poor neighborhood in Miami to becoming a worldwide phenomenon. We are ecstatic that Winston has decided to take on this both physically and emotionally challenging role. We simply could not...