South African stars shine at world premiere of Black Panther

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Father and son duo John and Atandwa Kani at the world premiere of Black Panther. (Photo: Getty Images)
Father and son duo John and Atandwa Kani at the world premiere of Black Panther. (Photo: Getty Images)

Cape Town – The South African flag was flying high at the world premiere of Black Panther.

On Monday night John Kani, Atandwa Kani and Connie Chiume joined the rest of the star-studded cast on the red carpet in Los Angeles. 

John reprises his role as King T'Chaka, Atandwa will play the younger version of him and Chiume will play a mining elder. 

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In a red carpet interview with Variety the theatre legend told the publication how Black Panther represents Africans in a different light.

“I knew we would introduce a different African. The African that is a global figure, the African that cares and contributes to world peace."

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(Photos: Getty Images)

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