Jun. 22, 2016 02:15PM EST
Proof you can’t keep exceptional talent down.
<p>As if the lineup for Sony pictures and Marvel Studios, Jon Watts-directed <strong><em>Spider-man: Homecoming</em> </strong>couldn’t get any more star-studded, it’s certainly competing with 2018’s <a href="http://www.okayafrica.com/in-brief/blackpanthersolit-trends-twitter-michael-b-jordan-lupita-nyongo-maybe-join-films-cast/" target="_blank"><em><strong>Black Panther</strong></em></a>—<a href="http://deadline.com/2016/06/abraham-attah-spider-man-homecoming-beasts-of-no-nation-1201776928/" target="_blank"><em>Deadline</em> </a> reports that the 15-year-old Ghanaian newcomer has signed on. The cast already includes <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2255973/" target="_blank"><strong>Donald Glover</strong></a>, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3918035/?ref_=nv_sr_1" target="_blank"><strong>Zendaya</strong></a>, <strong>Robert Downey Jr.</strong> and <strong>Michael Keaton</strong> among a long list of others.</p><p>What's more, the young rising star has inked a deal to play one of the leads in <strong>Christian Loubek</strong>’s upcoming film <em>Buffalo</em>.</p><p><div class="preroll-video"></div><ora-player></ora-player></p><p>According to <em>Deadline, </em>apparently after Attah’s Oscars snub, he had planned to continue his studies back home, but this development goes to show you can’t keep exceptional talent down.</p>
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