Black Panther director Ryan Coogler was detained by the police in Atlanta after the Bank of America officers suspected him of being a financial institution robber, reported Variety. Ryan was handcuffed after he tried to make a transaction on the financial institution.
The incident reportedly occurred in January when sporting a hat, sun shades, and a face masks, Ryan headed as much as the financial institution teller’s station and handed a notice that learn, “I would like to withdraw $12,000 cash from my checking account. Please do the money count somewhere else. I’d like to be discreet.” The teller misinterpreted the scenario and thought this to be a financial institution theft and alerted the seniors on the financial institution, who then referred to as the police.
Atlanta police landed on the financial institution and detained two of Ryan’s colleagues who have been ready exterior the financial institution of their automobile. As per the publication, Ryan’s colleagues have been detained behind a police automobile and he was handcuffed and brought out of the financial institution by two officers. Upon verifying his identification and his Bank of America account, the police launched him and his colleagues.
Ryan informed Variety, “This situation should never have happened. However, Bank of America worked with me and addressed it to my satisfaction and we have moved on.” A Bank of America spokesperson mentioned, “We deeply regret that this incident occurred. It never should have happened and we have apologized to Mr. Coogler.”
Ryan Coogler was applauded for helming the Marvel movie Black Panther which proved to be one of many greatest cultural occasions of 2018. He is now helming the sequel Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. The movie is scheduled to release in November.