Cast in the Avengers – Funke Akindele’s Rise to Global Stardom
Nollywood Actress, Funke Akindele is a cast in Avengers - Infinity War.
Popularly known as Jenifa, Funke’s Akindele movie career has taken a new height after she’s is being confirmed to be taking part as a cast in popular and upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team “The Avengers – The Infinity War”, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures .
Jenifa’s name was published on popular movie review website, IMDB, where it was revealed she will be a member of Dora Milaje, a team of women who serve as personal bodyguards of the Black Panther, the spiritual leader of Wakanda.
From the time of her popular movie, Jenifa in 2008, a film which received 4 nominations at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2008, Funke Akindele’s fame has risen to a greater level in the industry. Her latest achievement has placed her above most of her counterparts as it is not a one-day job to break into Hollywood.
To the joy of most fans, the news is a welcome development to Nollywood and Nigeria at large whose celebrities are now being accorded global recognition. See reactions
How Nigerians will step into worldwide cinemas to watch Avengers infinity war
Becos of who? Bcos of Funke Akindele pic.twitter.com/DlnRyAyZjd
— Jèfé Juān Jọsé (@Jefe_says) January 10, 2018
From “I need to know” to “Jenifa” to “The Avengers”
From Ayetoro to the World
Hardwork puts you where good luck can find you. Congratulations to Funke Akindele on this achievement pic.twitter.com/9EHgp2GnK3
— Elvis Tunde ⚓ (@Tunnyking) January 10, 2018
Life is somehow funny. Genevieve, Kate Henshaw, Juliet Ibrahim, Omotola, and the likes had broke into the world movie records long before JENIFER and none of them break into HollyWood, but see Funke Akindele.
Look at JAH and His Mighty Deeds! pic.twitter.com/IINugKIom1
— Segun Blues (@SegunBlues) January 11, 2018