Nollywood Actress Funke Akindele to Star in U.S. Superhero Movie, “Avengers – Infinity War”
Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele has been listed as a member of the cast of upcoming 2018 superhero movie Avengers: Infinity War. Akindele is set to play, Dora Milaje, a member of the Black Panther’s guards. She will star as one of the women fighters recruited from all the tribes in the fictional Wakanda.
The Dora Milaje are superior women recruited from every tribe of the fictional Wakanda who serve as the personal bodyguards of the Black Panther.
She might feature alongside Hollywood hot shots, Don Cheadle, Chris Pratt, Scarlett Johansson and others. .
The Nigerian-born diva confirmed, she has been booked to Starr in the award winning superhero movie tagged ‘Avengers-Infinity war’.
An earlier release, “Avengers 2: Age of Ultron”, saw the filmmakers feature a place named Lagos in a fighting scene where some Marvel superheroes engaged themselves in battle.
If the report concerning the actress’ involvement in the film is true, it will be the first time a Nigerian-born actor will appear in a Hollywood superhero movie.
The “Avengers: Infinity War” movie, which is being directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, has been set for a May 4, 2018, release.