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Funke Akindele: Actress’ name removed from “Avengers: Infinity War” IMDB page

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Funke Akindele is no longer listed among the full cast of "Avengers: Infinity War" on IMDb.

Funke Akindele’s name has been removed from "Avengers:  Infinity War" IMDb page.

On Saturday, January 13, 2017, Akindele's name was removed from the film's IMDB page. It was also removed from her personal IMDB page.

On Wednesday, January 10, 2017, the internet went wild after Nigerians discovered that the Nollywood actress was listed among the full cast of "Avengers: Infinity War" on IMDb.

The actress was listed as a member of Dora Milaje, the personal bodyguards of the Black Panther, recruited from every tribe of Wakanda.

Her IMDB page had also listed the movie as one of the films the actress has appeared in.

Meets Media reached out to Akindele and her publicist for a statement on the trending story but got no response. Also, the actress neither confirmed or denied the story via any of her social media platforms.

Akindele was initially listed alongside other cast of the movies, including Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr, Scarlet Johannson among others.

"Avengers: Infinity War" is the most anticipated film of 2018, and assembles all superheroes in the Marvel cinematic universe.

The 1st trailer for the movie became the most-viewed trailer debut ever, with over 230 million views in its first 24 hours.

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Funke Akindele is one of Nigeria's finest actresses. With a career that has spanned two decades, Akindele has many hit movies in her filmography.

In 2008, she released her biggest movie yet, Jenifa, the humorous tale of a village girl with ambitious dreams and funny mannerisms. The hit movie produced a successful sequel and a TV series that is still ongoing.

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