“Avengers: Infinity War” Role! Funke Akindele’s Name Removed, Replaced With Genevieve Nnaji

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Reports are buzzing around that Jenifa, Funke Akindele is no longer on the full cast of “Avengers: Infinity War” on IMDb.

On Saturday, January 13, 2017, Akindele’s name no longer appeared on the Marvel Comics movie’s IMDb page. Avengers: Infinity War also does not appear on the actress’ IMDb page as well.

This development is coming a few days after the Internet went wild when Nigerians discovered that the Nollywood actress was listed among the full cast of the movie on IMDb.

The actress was casted as a member of Dora Milaje, the personal bodyguards of the Black Panther, recruited from every tribe of Wakanda.

Meanwhile, reports are buzzing that top actress, Genevieve Nnaji has replaced Funke Akindele on the cast list.

Funke’s name was removed after it was revealed that she was never contacted for the role and it had to do with an alleged hack in the system.

Genevieve Nnaji’s name is now on the list and if legitimate, she’ll play a member of the Black Panther’s guards – the “Dora Milaje” and also star alongside Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr, Scarlet Johannson among others.

None of the actress has not confirmed or denied the news.

“Avengers: Infinity War” is the most anticipated film of 2018, and assembles all superheroes in the Marvel cinematic universe.

The 1st trailer for the movie became the most-viewed trailer debut ever, with over 230 million views in its first 24 hours.




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