Talented Nollywood actress Funke Akindele Bello has been cast in the upcoming Marvel movie “Avengers: Infinity War.”
Avengers: Infinity War is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to 2012’s Marvel’s The Avengers and 2015’s Avengers: Age of Ultron and the nineteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
The film is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, with a screenplay by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely.
As seen on the movies full cast list, the actress will play a member of the Black Panther’s guards, the Dora Milaje.
The #DoraMilaje are superior women recruited from every tribe of the fictional #Wakanda who serve as the personal bodyguards of the Black Panther.
They are also an elite group of female bodyguards, and potential wives, of the King of Wakanda. We can’t wait to see Funke on the big screen when the movie premieres in May.
Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde, 40 came to limelight after featuring in popular United Nations Population Fund sponsored sitcom; I Need to Know, which ran from 1998 to 2002.
The big news has thrown the Nigerian social media space into hysteria with fans flooding her page to drop congratulatory notes.