Is there life outside of the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Of course there is, and Black Panther Chadwick Boseman is set to star as a cop in crime thriller 21 Bridges.

The title refers to how many bridges there are in Manhattan. Meanwhile, the story involves Boseman’s disgraced NYPD cop who’s given a shot at redemption. His aim? To track down a cop killer by shutting down all avenues in and out of the island.

From director Brian Kirk, who’s worked on such TV shows as Game of Thrones, Luther and Penny Dreadful, 21 Bridges numbers Avengers people the Russo brothers amongst its producers.

Co-starring alongside Boseman are Sienna Miller, Stephan James, Keith David, Taylor Kitsch and JK Simmons.

21 Bridges is set to release in Australian cinemas on July 11.

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