Nollywood veteran actress, Genevieve Nnaji who replaced Funke Akindele on the cast list of the upcoming superhero movie, ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ has been removed.
Following the report from our source that Akindele’s name was published on popular movie review website, IMDB, where it revealed she will act alongside international movie stars, Robert Downey Jr and Chris Hemsworth, in Marvel Studios.
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.
Moreover, a check on the official website on Monday showed that Funke’s name has been deleted from the cast list and replaced with Genevieve Nnaji who will be playing the same role, Dora Milaje.
At the early hours of Tuesday the website removed Genevieve too as a cast in the movie.Some social media users believe the drama has been a hoax as a certain figure might be toying with the emotions of Nigerian film lovers.