Nollywood diva Funke Akindele lands Hollywood movie role

Posted by News Express | 11 January 2018 | 2,784 times

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•Nollywood diva Funke Akindele-Bello

Nollywood actress Funke Akindele-Bello, has been listed among the cast in the upcoming Marvel movie, “Avengers: Infinity War.”

According to IMDb, the movie database website owned by Amazon, Akindele-Bello a.k.a Jenifa, will play a member of the Black Panther’s guards, the Dora Milaje Wakanda’s all-female Special Forces unit from the Black Panther comics.

Avengers: Infinity War is scheduled for release on May 4, 2018. A sequel is planned for May 3, 2019.

Akindele-Bello is currently playing the lead character in the hit TV show Jenifa’s Diary.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the show is a spin-off from the movie titled, ‘Jenifa’.

Akindele-Bello came to limelight after featuring in popular United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) sponsored sitcom; “I Need to Know”, which ran from 1998 to 2002.

In 2009, she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. (NAN)


Source: News Express

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