October 28, 2014 3:29 PM EDT

Black Panther will officially join the Marvel cinematic universe in 2017, after the studio announced the superhero will get his own movie starring Chadwick Boseman, who previously starred as Jackie Robinson in the biopic 42.

The superhero, whose “real name” is T’Challa, hails from the fictional African country of Wakanda and uses claws and other weapons made from vibranium, a special metallic element that can absorb vibrations.

The movie comes out on Nov. 3, 2017.

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