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Genevieve Nnaji also gets removed from ‘Avengers’ cast

Nigerian Actress Genevieve Nnaji
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NOLLYWOOD NEWS: Few hours after the news broke the internet that star actress Genevieve Nnaji has replaced her colleague Funke Akindele in the Avengers:Infinity War, her name has also been taken off from the list.

Genevieve Nnaji

Nigerian actress Genevieve Nnaji

Recall it was reported Funke Akindele’s name was published on popular movie review website IMDb where it revealed her name will be featuring alongside international stars – Robert Downey Chris Hemsworth, in marvel studios Avengers Infinity War.

According to IMDb, Funke Akindele was to play Dora Milaje, a team of women who serve a personal body guard of the Black Panther, the spiritual leader of Wakanda.

Genevieve Nnaji on IMDB

Genevieve Nnaji on IMDB

Genevieve Nnaji In Avengers Cast

However, a check on the official website yesterday Monday January 15th shows Funke Akindele’s name has been removed from the cast and replaced with Genevieve Nnaji, who will be playing the same role as Dora Milaje.

In the early hours of today Tuesday 16th, the website also had the name of Genevieve Nnaji removed from the cast, making the number of the cast reduce from 71 to 70.

Funke Akindele: Avengers Infinity War

Funke Akindele: Avengers Infinity War

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