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Michael B. Jordan to Helm Film Adaptation of African Epic Fantasy Novel 'Black Leopard, Red Wolf'

The book, by Jamaican writer Marlon James, has been dubbed the "African Game of Thrones."

Black Panther star Michael B. Jordan, under his production imprint Outlier Society, is set to helm a film adaptation of Jamaican author Marlon James' newly released "African fantasy epic" Black Leopard, Red Wolf, reports The Hollywood Reporter.

The novel, which is the first in his Dark Star Trilogy, has been described as the "African Game of Thrones." The novel is set in a fantastical African country and draws on several mythological elements, and "decidedly adult themes," says the author.

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