It seems that one of the more lesser-known characters in the Marvel universe might be heading to the silver screen. According to MTV Splash Page, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje is in negotiations to portray Black Panther.

"We're talking to Marvel about Black Panther," Akinnuoye-Agbaje said. "This is the first round, so you know, hopefully they'll look at G.I. Joe and see the potential. But it's about time we have a black superhero, isn't it?"

CLICK HERE for more on Akinnuoye-Agbaje's thoughts on the adaptation. The actor will portray Roadblock in G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, which will hit theaters August 7.