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Genevieve Nnaji replaces Funke Akindele on ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

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In an updated cast list on IMDb, an online database of information related to films, Nigerian actress, producer and writer, Genevieve Nnaji, has replaced actress Funke Akindele as the actor for the Dora Milaje role on the Avengers: Infinity War 2018 movie.

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Genevieve Nnaji

Funke Akindele’s profile had initially appeared on the page, few days ago before it mysteriously disappeared.

Funke Akindele: Avengers Infinity War

Funke Akindele’s profile initially appeared on IMDb

According to IMDb, Akindele was to play a member of the Dora Milaje, a team of women who serve as personal bodyguards of the Black Panther, the spiritual leader of Wakanda.

The ‘Jenifa’ star never confirmed or deny the reports on her social media pages, and now, her name no longer appears on the cast list at IMDb.

However, we can confirm the 40-year-old star has been replaced by another Nollywood star Genevieve Nnaji, 38, who started acting at just 8 yrs old.

Avengers cast: Genevieve Nnaji

Avengers cast: Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji on IMDB

Genevieve Nnaji on IMDB

Genevieve Nnanji now the Dora Milaje on Avengers: Infinity War’s

“Avengers: Infinity War” which will be out in April this year will feature the likes of Vin Diesel, Scarlett Johanson, Tom Hiddleston, Chris Hemsworth, Peter Dinklage, amongst others.

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