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Winston Duke, UB Alumnus, Cast in Marvel Film

Winston Duke, an alumnus of the BA Theatre program at UB, has been cast in the upcoming Marvel Film, Black Panther.

Duke recently graduated from the Yale School of Drama with his MFA in Acting in 2013. Since then, he has had a number of recurring roles on TV programs including “Major Crimes,” “The Messengers,”  “Person of Interest,” and “Modern Family.”

Duke will be playing the key role of the villain M’Baku in the Marvel blockbuster. The film, directed by Ryan Coogler, will stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan,  Danai Gurira, and Lupita Nyong’o. Black Panther’s current scheduled for cinematic release on July 6, 2018.