Genevieve Nnaji’s name replaces Funke Akindele on “Avengers: Infinity War” cast list

Nigerian screen diva, Genevieve Nnaji‘s name has replaced Funke Akindele on the cast list for the yet to be released Hollywood superhero film “Avengers: Infinity War”.

Genevieve Nnaji replaces Funke Akindele on “Avengers: Infinity War” cast list lailasnews 2

Though it hasn’t been confirmed if it is yet another hacker’s stunt, however in the new cast list, Genevieve Nnaji’s name took up Funke Akindele’s alleged role as a member of the Black Panther’s guards – the ‘Dora Milaje’.


This is coming after we reported that actress Funke Akindele, whose name was taken off the cast list just after she became a viral celebrity sensation for having a role in the movie, was never contacted for the movie.

Genevieve Nnaji's name replaces Funke Akindele on “Avengers: Infinity War” cast list lailasnews

It was gathered the stunt was pulled by a hacker, who indirectly made Funke Akindele a viral celebrity sensation when Nigerians spotted the name.

The sources further revealed that the actress couldn’t acknowledge the report after it broke on Wednesday, because no role pass was made to her. The hacker’s mess has been fixed, and that’s why she’s no longer on the cast list for the movie.
And now, Genevieve Nnaji’s name is up there.

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.


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