There are very strong indications that Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, will be making her Hollywood debut as she is likely to star alongside international movie stars like Robert Downey Jr and Chris Hemsworth, in Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War.
Akindele’s name was published on a website, IMDB, the movie database website owned by Amazon.
Jennifer will be a member of ‘Dora Milaje’ pronounced as ‘dora-meh-LAH-shay”, a team of women who serve as personal bodyguards of the Black Panther, the spiritual leader of Wakanda.
The actress will act alongside Scarlett Johansson, Bernicio Del Toro, and Chris Evans.
The storyline of the new series reads, “The Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality. Everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment – the fate of Earth and existence itself has never been more uncertain. ”