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These are the Nigerians that featured in the “Black Panther” Movie (Photos)
Black Panther is a 2018 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. It seems the movie will take major awards in the year 2018 and also break records. Apart from the fact it is an all-black heroes’ cast movie, it is also interesting to know that some actors of Nigerian descent were also featured in the movie.
According to report, there are about five Nigerian actors the featured in the Black Panther movie and this will surely bring excitement to Nigerian movie lover and may also increase the revenue the movies will like accrue in the country at the cinemas.
These are just a brief bio of the Nigerian casts in the Black Panther movie.
Tunde Laleye is a Nigerian and indigene of Lagos state. He moved to the United States with his family in 1997 where he completed his secondary school education. He is a registered nurse and studied the Eric Morris Process of Acting. He has acted in several films and television series including Zoo and MacGyver. He is a Border Tribesman (uncredited) in the Black Panther.
Sola Aluko was part of the cast in the popular movie Pitch Perfect 2. The Nigerian-born mother of two speaks four languages including her native language, Yoruba. She has two degrees in marketing and engineering and also studied Drama education at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA) and has performed at the National Arts Theatre in Lagos, Nigeria.
She has acted in The Good Lie, 96 minutes and Identity Thief. She plays the role of Shaman.
Tari Omoro Jr.
Tari is an American of Nigerian descent. He fell in love with acting while studying computer science at the Tyler Junior College. He was a member of the crew of the box office film, Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle. Black Panther will be his first film. He is a Jabari Drummer (uncredited).
Not much is known about Opegbemi. He played the role of a Club Patron in the TV series, Empire, in 2017. He is a Jabari Warrior in Black Panther.
Okocha is an American-born Nigerian. He has featured in so many movies, even way back in 2012. His best performance in any movie seemed to be in the 2013 film, Speechless. He plays the role of Bueze in the Black Panther.
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