We gave you the scoop, amidst the Nasir Jones-level “Made You Look” rumors and confusion. Then Marvel sent the tweet that made it impossible to doubt.

Ryan Coogler will bring T’Challa and Wakanda to a silver screen near you. HeyUGuys, caught up with the director to talk Creed, but the interviewer couldn’t help but slip some Black Panther talk into the mix. When prompted to describe how he felt about being attached to the project Coogler said, “I’m excited. I grew up very into pop culture, very into comic books, so it’s something that is just as personal to me as the last couple of films I was able to make. I feel really fortunate to be able to work on something I’m this passionate about again.” He also said that he’s jumping right into work mode, even as the interview took place, masterminding the cinematic experience so many fans are anticipating.

There are also rumors of what’s next for Adonis after Creed hit the box office with a mean combo and won over industry critics. Whatever happens, at least Coogler and Sly should be cool again after his apology for that momentary lapse in memory at the Golden Globes.

Black Panther is scheduled to hit theaters some time in 2018, and the blerd community will be celebrating for the next two years until the opening credits roll.