3 Times Nigerian Actors Starred In Super Hero Movies
While fans wait for Funke Akindele's Hollywood debut as a member of Dora Milaje in "Avengers: Infinity War," below are 3 Nigerian actors who have had Supernatural Powers.
1. Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje - "Thor: The Dark World", "Suicide Squad"
Akinnuoye-Agbaje was born in London to Nigerian parents.
In Marvel's "Thor: The Dark World," Akinnuoye-Agbaje plays two characters, Algrim and the monstrous Kurse.
In "Suicide Squad," he played Killer Croc, a Meta-human whose reptilian features were caused by a skin disorder.
2. Chiwetel Ejiofor - "Doctor Strange"
Ejiofor was also born in London to Nigerian parents.
In Marvel's "Doctor Strange," he plays Karl Mordo, the master of the Mystic Arts, but unlike his character in the comics, he is not a villain.
3. Moe Sasegbon: "Wonder Woman", "Justice League"
British-Nigerian heptathlon athlete, Moe Sasegbon made her acting debut in DC's "Wonder Woman."
She plays one of the Amazons in "Wonder Woman" who were called to battle the uninvited German soldiers.
In "Justice League" she reprises her role as an Amazon.
We celebrate Funke as the first pure Nigerian who has taken her domestic talent to the global stage. Jenifa is working!