Black Panther director Ryan Coogler was briefly detained by police in Atlanta earlier this yr after being mistaken for a financial institution robber, and later acquired an apology from Financial institution of America.
The director, who had been on the town on the time to movie Black Panther: Wakanda Perpetually, instructed E! Information on March 9, “This case ought to by no means have occurred. Nevertheless, Financial institution of America labored with me and addressed it to my satisfaction and we have now moved on.”
On Jan. 7, police had been known as to one of many firm’s branches within the metropolis to research a suspected holdup, in response to a police report obtained by E! Information. Upon arrival, they found a parked SUV in entrance with the engine operating and a girl and man inside. They instructed an officer that they had been ready for Coogler, a “film producer,” who was making a cash transaction. The cop requested the person for an outline of Coogler and police stated within the report that it matched the outline of the male suspect that was “trying to rob the Financial institution of America.”