Lakeith Stanfield is in talks to co-star in the feature, which will be produced by Ryan Coogler.
Hammer is rumored to be attached to Matt Reeves’ The Batman, which is set to hit theaters on June 25th, 2021.
Plus, Margot Robbie’s Birds of Prey gets a release date.
James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli apparently told director Antoine Fuqua “it is time” for a non-white actor to play the iconic role.
Emma Stone, Meryl Streep, Saoirse Ronan, and Timothée Chalamet are all in talks to star
The trio joins a cast that already included Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Burt Reynolds, Kurt Russell, Tim Roth, Margot Robbie, and more.
Ezra Miller is also up for the role of the young candy creator.
Gyllenhaal is reportedly in talks with Marvel Studios for the role.
Production is scheduled to begin this July for a September 2019 release.
The Jane the Virgin star also voices the character in an animated series premiering next year.
The former SNL cast member would portray Cheetah in her first superhero film.
Chastain and director Andy Muschietti previously worked together on 2013’s Mama.