Funke Akindele no longer cast of “Avengers: Infinity War”


Nollywood actress Funke Akindele is no longer on the cast of upcoming movie Avengers: Infinity War.  Her name, which The Nation saw on the cast list last week, has now disappeared from the movie’s website.

The actress was listed as a member of Dora Milaje, the personal bodyguards of the Black Panther, recruited from every tribe of Wakanda. Her IMDb page had also listed the movie as one of the films the actress has appeared in.

As reported on Saturday, January 13, 2017, Akindele’s name no longer appeared on the Marvel Comics movie’s IMDb page. Avengers: Infinity War also does not appear on the actress’ IMDb page as well.

So far, nothing has been heard from the camp of the actress on the latest development. The actress neither confirmed nor denied the story via any of her social media platforms.

Akindele was initially listed alongside other cast of the movies, including Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr, and Scarlet Johannson among others, with the movie listed as the most anticipated film of 2018, and assembles all superheroes in the Marvel cinematic universe.