We have no doubt about this; Nigerians are ready to re-write the nation’s history across the globe through their amazing feats. Last year we reported so many ground breaking activities by Nigerians home and abroad which the latest was our entertainment celebrities like Wizkid, Davido and now our very own Funke Akindele Bello !
Award winning, most loved and definitely the funniest female Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele Bello is to play a role in Marvel’s blockbuster ‘The Avengers-Infinity war’! Isn’t this amazing?
This is definitely going to strengthen the bond between Nollywood and Hollywood as you will recall that Vivica A. Fox who starred in ’30 days in Atlanta’ was the first to breach this gap.
The Nollywood star Funke is part of the 80-man cast, working alongside legendary actors like Tom Hiddleston, scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo and co. in the Marvel movie that is scheduled for release on April 27 in the UK and May 4 in the US, the official Star Wars day.
News of Akindele’s amazing feat spread like wildfire across Nigeria when her name was published on popular movie review website, IMDB, where it was revealed that she will be a part of the Dora Milaje team, a group of women serving as personal guard to the spiritual leader of Wakanda, Black Panther.
From her Yoruba movie ‘Jenifa’ where she got everyone on their toes, to the block buster and ribs-cracking hilarious movie ‘Jenifa’s dairies’ Funke Akindele is indeed a woman to be reckoned with in the movie industry and she has just spread this blazing talent, across the confines of the country to Hollywood.
Well Done Funke Akindele Bello! We Celebrate You!