One of the uttermost talented assets of Hollywood who is still rising, Danai Gurira is in news headlines recently. The American-Zimbabwean actress and playwright has broken into the fans’ hearts just like that. She starred in three Marvel Cinematic Universe movies back to back. But what is she up to now?
Fans are under the spell of her portrayal of the iconic character of Okoye in Black Panther. Now, she is said to be in consideration for the same role in the sequel and some other series as well. We have got the news for you right here, so stay tuned!
Previous Works: Danai Gurira
Danai proved her acting skills to the world ever since her beginning. She played Michonne Hawthorne in the infamous The Walking Dead drama series of AMC. But then, she landed into the hearts of the fans with her role as Okoye in the Black Panther movie. Her role as the general of Dora Milaje, Okoye is also in other MCU movies Avengers: Infinity Game and Avengers: Endgame.
Now we have got the news of her signing with Black Panther’s sequel and a spin-off respiring her previous character as Okoye. Let us hope to see the best of Dunai Gurira in the upcoming ventures.
Okoye in Black Panther 2: Danai Gurira
After making an appearance in Black Panther, Gurira left a print of hers on us as Okoye. It will be nice to see her back in the role of General of Dora Milaje. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever will soon start filming in Atlanta this year. The sequel is expected to release in July 2022 for now. Although, we have Gurira in Black Panther 2 our hero Chadwick Boseman will be dearly missed. Wakanda Forever!
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever will get its direction from the prequel’s director, Ryan Coogler. Coogler also wrote the pilot that he will be directing. The details are still kept hushed by everyone but the main cast will be returning with a few new faces.
Okoye in Origin: Danai Gurira
The Origin series, as named for now will be a spin-off to the MCU’s only Academy Winner movie, Black Panther. Disney+ will bring it into play and it is a relief that Okoye will have the same face. Still, nothing is set in stone, but we can really see that happening. Although fans are used to see different actors playing their favorite characters. It seems like no one else can be the General of Dora Milaje except for our Danai Gurira.
What are the odds of Origin being the part of the Wakanda franchise that was rumored to be in production last February? It would be nice if you leave us your view in the comments.
So now when Danai will be back in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and additionally in the Disney+ Origin series, let us take a look around. Did you hear about 9-1-1: Lone Star Season 3? Here is what we got for you! Do not forget to stay tuned to us for more updates about your favorites.