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Danai Gurira Wants Female Avengers

Danai Gurira thinks the idea of a female-led 'Avengers' movie is ''really exciting''.The 40-year-old actress reprises her 'Black Panther' role as Okoye in 'Avengers: Infinity War' and she'd love to team up with the likes...

Angela Bassett Praises Black Panther Filmmaker Ryan Coogler

Angela Bassett thinks 'Black Panther' director Ryan Coogler is ''the man''.The 59-year-old 'American Horror Story' actress stars as Queen Ramonda in the new Marvel Cinematic Universe movie, and she's revealed that everyone on set had...

Letitia Wright Hopes Black Panther Will Make 'Different Normal'

Letitia Wright hopes 'Black Panther' will make ''different normal''.The 24-year-old actress landed a role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as tech-whizz Shuri in the new 'Black Panther' movie, but Wright believes this image is not...

Letitia Wright Found Acting Saviour In God

Letitia Wright almost gave up acting before she found God.The 24-year-old actress landed her big break in the 2016 movie 'Urban Hymn' and now Wright has a role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Shuri...

Michael B. Jordan Trained For Year And Half Before Filming Black Panther

Michael B. Jordan trained for a year-and-a-half before he began filming 'Black Panther'.The 31-year-old actor stars as villain Erik Kilmonger in the new Marvel Cinematic Universe movie and revealed the intense training regime - which...

Lupita Nyong'o Thinks It's The Time For Black Panther To Be Released

Lupita Nyong'o thinks ''people are ready'' to see a film like 'Black Panther'.The 34-year-old actress plays Special Forces warrior Nakia in the new Marvel Cinematic Universe movie, and recently described the heroine as a ''war...

Chadwick Boseman Couldn't Breathe In Black Panther Suit

Chadwick Boseman struggled to breathe when he first wore his 'Black Panther' suit.The 41-year-old actor was first seen as T'Challa aka Black Panther in 2016's 'Captain America: Civil War' but admitted the tight, spandex suit...

Letitia Wright Learnt So Much From Angela Bassett On Black Panther

Letitia Wright learned a lot from Angela Bassett on the set of 'Black Panther'.The 24-year-old actress plays Shuri in the new Marvel Cinematic Universe movie 'Black Panther' alongside the 'American Horror Story' star, and initially...

Ryan Coogler Says Black Panther Filled Lifelong Dream

Ryan Coogler fulfilled a ''lifelong dream'' when he made 'Black Panther'.The 31-year-old director helmed and co-wrote the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe movie - which is based around the first ever African superhero - and while...

Danai Gurira Enjoyed Black Panther Buzz Cut

Danai Gurira enjoyed being bald for her role in 'Black Panther'.The 39-year-old actress stars in the Marvel Cinematic Universe movie as Okoye - a member of the team of women who serve as special forces...

Tessa Thompson Excited By Strong Women In Mcu

Tessa Thompson is excited to see the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.The 34-year-old actress starred as Valkyrie in 'Thor: Ragnarok' and is set to reprise her role in the upcoming 'Avengers: Infinity War' movie,...

Lupita Nyong'o Fangirled Over Black Panther

Lupita Nyong'o ''fangirled'' over 'Black Panther'.The 34-year-old actress plays a Special Forces warrior in the new Marvel blockbuster and got to see the finished movie for the first time at its Hollywood premiere earlier this...

Chadwick Boseman Says Marvel Wasn't A Factor For Black Panther

Chadwick Boseman didn't agree to star in 'Black Panther' because it's a Marvel film.The 41-year-old actor is reprising his role as T'Challa aka Black Panther in the upcoming, standalone movie based around the Marvel comic...

Nate Moore Says Black Panther Is A Standalone Movie

Nate Moore revealed 'Black Panther' doesn't rely on other ''plot points in the Marvel Cinematic Universe''.The Marvel Studios producer - who has previously worked on 'Captain America: The Winter Solider' and 'Captain America: Civil War'...

Ryan Coogler Compares Black Panther To James Bond

Ryan Coogler said 'Black Panther' is the James Bond of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.The 31-year-old filmmaker helmed the latest instalment of the MCU - which sees Chadwick Boseman star as Prince T'Challa aka Black Panther...

Michael B. Jordan In A 'Dark Place' With Black Panther Role

Michael B. Jordan was taken to a ''dark place'' when he took on the role of Erik Killmonger in 'Black Panther'.The 30-year-old actor stars as the antagonist in the upcoming Marvel movie - which is...

Lupita Nyong'o Was Challenged Filming Black Panther

Lupita Nyong'o felt ''challenged'' when shooting 'Black Panther'.The 34-year-old actress stars as Nakia in the new Marvel Cinematic Universe movie by Ryan Coogler, and Nyong'o revealed the filmmaker avoided the ''expected female-rival narrative'' in the...

Martin Freeman Has Enlightening Journey In Black Panther

Martin Freeman said his Marvel Cinematic Universe character goes on an ''enlightening journey'' in 'Black Panther'.The 46-year-old actor joined the MCU as CIA agent Everett K. Ross in 'Captain America: Civil War' and is set...

Ryan Coogler 'Incredibly Attached' To Black Panther

Ryan Coogler is ''incredibly attached'' to the character of Black Panther.The 31-year-old filmmaker has helmed the new Marvel Cinematic Universe starring Chadwick Boseman as the titular character with the movie based around the first ever...

Danai Gurira Recalls Secrecy During Michonne's First 'Walking Dead' Scenes

Danai Gurira is fully aware of the mass scale of production that goes into 'The Walking Dead'. Having played Michonne in the series since the show's third season, she's recently spoken out about how big...

Danai Gurira Teases "Unpredictable" 'The Walking Dead' Season 8

It's hard to believe it's already almost been 12 months since we discovered exactly who was on the receiving end of Negan's (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) barbed wire baseball bat Lucille in the season 7 premiere...

Lupita Nyong'o And Danai Gurira Host Joint Coming To America Party

The stars are currently filming the forthcoming Black Panther superhero movie and they decided to take some time out of work to mark their recent birthdays with a costume bash. Lupita, who...

Jessica Chastain And Danai Gurira Developing Elephant Poaching Movie

The untitled project will centre on the Black Mambas, a South African group of women fighting to save the creatures from poachers. The Walking Dead's Danai Gurira will write the script...

Danai Gurira Reuniting With Lupita Nyong'o For Black Panther

The 12 Years A Slave star recently starred in the Broadway production of Gurira's play Eclipsed, and now the two ladies are teaming up once more for the comic book blockbuster. The...

Tupac Shakur Biopic Homework Turned Danai Gurira Into Huge Fan

The Zimbabwean actress and playwright, who plays Michonne in the hit zombie apocalypse drama, has been cast as Tupac's mum, Afeni Shakur, in the upcoming biopic All Eyez On Me, and to prepare...

Drake Joins Rihanna Onstage For A Raunchy Dance

The on-off couple, who are rumoured to be an item again, recreated their 2016 BRIT Awards performance as they got up close and personal to the delight of the crowd at Miami's American Airlines Arena...

Unreleased Tupac Music And Lyrics Up For Sale

Three notebooks containing notes handwritten by Tupac, including ideas and lyrics, and some CDs with unreleased tracks were acquired after the person in possession of the rare archive answered an ad for baseball cards, according...

Lupita Nyong'o Was Scared Into Eclipsed

The Academy Award-winning actress portrays the character The Girl in the new Broadway production, about a group of captive wives of a rebel officer in the Liberian Civil War.Lupita found the script, written by The...

The Walking Dead Star To Play Tupac's Mum In Biopic

The actress will portray political activist and Black Panthers member Afeni Shakur, who was a great influence on her son's life. Afeni, who is in control of her son's estate, also serves...

Lupita Nyong'o To Make New York Stage Debut

The 12 Years a Slave actress will star in the drama, written by The Walking Dead regular Danai Guirra, who is also an award-winning Zimbabwean-American playwright. Set during the Liberian Civil War,...

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