Funke Akindele Bello has been listed among the full cast of the “Avengers: Infinity War” on IMDb, and Nigerians are so excited about it and have taken to social media to react.
The actress, who is most popular for her role as Jenifa in “Jenifa’s Diary” has been cast as a Dora Milaje, as part of Wakanda’s all-female special forces unit from the “Black Panther” comics.
The casting makes her the first Nigerian born actress to feature in a Marvel film. In the anticipated film, earth’s mightiest superheroes assemble to defeat a powerful supervillain, Thanos.
Akindele was listed alongside other cast of the movies, including Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr, Scarlet Johannson among others.
See some reactions from Nigerians below: