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As if the upcomingBlack Panther” movie wasn’t LIT enough—director Ryan Coogler has tapped Golden Globe-winning actress Angela Bassett to join his all-star cast.

According to The Wrap, the “American Horror Story” star will play Ramonda, mother to royal superhero T’Challa, a.k.a. Black Panther. “Black Panther” also stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Forest Whitaker, Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira. The anticipating film will open wide on February 16, 2018.

And clearly folks are here for this:

Bassett can also be seen in the recent Acorn TV/Starz period drama “Close to the Enemy.”

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