[02/05/09 - 06:53 PM] Development Update: Thursday, February 5 Updates include: CBS, The CW add pilots; casting begins on "NCIS" and "Gossip Girl" spin-offs; and Imagine Television books three comedies at FOX.
SEASON(S): 1 (6 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES: a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION: (from BET's press release, November 2008) BET Networks and Marvel Animation are pleased to announce that the iconic Marvel Super Hero THE BLACK PANTHER will be voiced by Oscar-nominated actor Djimon Hounsou. The animated series based on the legendary Super Hero is slated to premiere in 2009. The series will be adapted directly from the first six issues of the Marvel Comic written by Reginald Hudlin (issues #1 - #6, "Who Is The Black Panther").