Nollywood superstar actress, Funke Akindele has gotten a big leap in her career, by becoming part of the cast for an upcoming American Superhero movie Avengers: Infinity War.
The actress will be playing the role of a Dora Milaje member in the movie, alongside other superstar actors. She is one of the biggest names in Nollywood presently, and she has bagged many endorsement deals.
Avengers: Infinity War is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers.
The movie is produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. Avengers: Infinity War is intended to be the sequel to 2012’s Marvel’s The Avengers and 2015’s Avengers: Age of Ultron and the nineteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
The film is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, with a screenplay by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely.
In Avengers: Infinity War, the Avengers join forces with the Guardians of the Galaxy to confront Thanos, who is trying to collect the Infinity Stones.
Avengers: Infinity War is scheduled to be released in the United States on May 4, 2018, in IMAX and 3D. The sequel is scheduled to be released on May 3, 2019.
Funke Akindele is married to husband, AbdulRasheed Bello aka JJC Skillz and the marriage has been a blessing to her.
Recall that JJC in an interview revealed that it was his daughter that advised him to marry the Nollywood actress.
In an interview with Playground, JJC Skillz revealed his family had been close with Funke Akindele even before he took things further with her. Whenever his kids were around, they noticed the lady who always made daddy happy.
It was then his daughter advised him to keep her as Funke was for keeps. JJC listened to the advice and the rest, they say is history.