Marvel Entertainment is working on a spin-off film following the success of Black Panther.
The film was listed as the 10th-highest box office earner of all time, making $1.2bn (£916m), Forbes reported in April.
The series will be based on T'Challa's younger sister, Shuri. The character was played by Guyanese-British actress Letitia Michelle Wright.
The new series will be written by Nigerian author Nnedi Okorafor, who penned the digital comic series Black Panther: Long Live the King for Marvel.
"[Shuri is] an African young woman of genius level intelligence who is obsessed with technology and has travelled spiritually so far into the past that she's seen Wakanda before it was Wakanda.
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The Ancestors call her Ancient Future. And she's super ambitious. What do I love about her? All that and more," Okorafor is quoted as saying.
Marvel expects to release the series in October.