News broke yesterday that popular Nigerian actress, Funke Akindele popularly known as Jenifa, is on the cast of the upcoming Hollywood film, Avengers: Infinity War.
The Avengers: Infinity War is an American superhero film based on the popular Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers.
Funke Akindele joins popular actors like Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Vin Diesel, Dave Bautista, Don Cheadle, Bradley Cooper in the yet to be released movie.
The movie is scheduled to be released in the United States on May 4, 2018 but Nigerians can hardly contain their excitement after news of Funke Akindele’s appearance.
Akindele plays the role of one of The Black Panther’s guards, the Dora Milaje.
See Reactions Below
Yo Funke Akindele is a cast on Avengers infinity war. So so happy for her. She deserves alllllll of it
— Uwani Aliyu (@TheUwaniAliyu) January 10, 2018
Funke Akindele is really in Avengers Infinity War wow
Even if she might not have a speaking role
It’s still a big deal pic.twitter.com/UQBYYS2ghf
— . edikan (@Sammie_N_IK) January 10, 2018
Nigerians gotta show out en masse for Black Panther.
We gotta be in there screaming “omo re bii custard! You’re not a baaaastard!” every time Funke Akindele comes on screen. #BlackPantherMovie
— #MrKampari (@TheFolarin) January 10, 2018
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
It was a parody 5 years ago, now it’s happening. Funke Akindele is in the new Avengers! pic.twitter.com/BJRMtaE8AF
— LoluOlateru (@LoluOlateru) January 10, 2018
Me going to watch Avengers: Infinity War when it comes out because Funke Akindele is there pic.twitter.com/37F0rLCB1o
— Ewuoso Olubukayo (@Bukayor_BK) January 10, 2018
Funke Akindele will be in the Avengers; Infinity Wars movie.
Hollywood is lucky AF !
— #TechSummitOgun18 (@ogbeni_opa) January 10, 2018
Funke Akindele is acting in the new Avenger movie. Wow. Burst my head😮
This is just awesome
Naija making waves 🌊🌊🇳🇬
— Shinaaa™ (@wale__adesina) January 10, 2018
Funke Akindele lands a role in Avengers: Infinity war
Nigerians: Our daughter pic.twitter.com/D7ViFe4qQL
— Lérd Chigbọ ā (@itschigbo) January 10, 2018