‘Black Panther’ Star Winston Duke Talks ‘Us,’ His Chance Meeting With Jordan Peele and Overnight Success

One minute, the actor was doing bit parts on ‘Law & Order: SVU.’ The next, he’s stealing scenes in Marvel movies and starring in Peele’s new thriller: “It has not been a straight path.” Tucked away in the Palisades, just off Pacific Coast Highway, is Lake Shrine, a 10-acre self-realization retreat with a hilltop temple, a lush meditation garden and a spring-fed pond, all blocked … Continue reading ‘Black Panther’ Star Winston Duke Talks ‘Us,’ His Chance Meeting With Jordan Peele and Overnight Success

Winston Duke Had Marvel’s Greatest Introduction

Gotta luvbs him!! Marvel’s newest star talks his scene-stealing role as M’Baku in Black Panther, and how the film challenges the values of Trump’s America. In late 2016, shortly after finding out he’d been cast as M’Baku in Black Panther—and the news of his casting had quickly made its way online—Winston Duke went to Blastoff Comics in North Hollywood to begin research for his first-ever … Continue reading Winston Duke Had Marvel’s Greatest Introduction