Black Panther is already 2018’ s most – anticipated movie and the year just began . The movie, which has gathered a movement , is the first all – black feature cast and director movie and has been embraced by the black community as a big break for the black community.
It gets more exciting for Nigerians . Five of the
Black Panther casts are Nigerians .
Meet the people who represent the giant of Africa :
Sope Aluko . Photo Credit : Sinemia
Remember the black lady in Pitch Perfect 2? Yh , the tomboy, that ’ s the one. Talk talent and sope takes a spot . The Nigerian – born mother of two speaks four languages including her native language , Yoruba . Asides two degrees in engineering and marketing , she had her 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 .
Tunde Lalaye .
The Lagosian 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 .
David Opegbemi .
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 (uncredited ) in Black Panther.
Tari Omoro Jr .
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 ).
Okocha is an American – born Nigerian . He has appeared as a cast in several films as far back as 2012. He is best known for the 2013 film,
Speechless. He plays the role of Bueze in the Black Panther.