Walking Dead’s Danai Gurira to Reprise ‘Black Panther’ Role In ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Deadline reports The Walking Dead‘s star Danai Gurria will reprise her Black Panther role as Okoye in Avengers: Infinity War. Okoye is the leader of the Dora Milaje (the fearsome all-female Wakandan royal guard) and loyal friend to T’Challa (Black Panther).

News of Gurira’s casting in Avengers: Infinity War comes shortly after Chadwick Boseman confirmed the film will feature the Black Panther. The actor shared a photo on Twitter from the set of the Marvel film which showed his character’s cast chair.

Here we go… #BlackPanther #InfinityWar

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Avengers: Infinity War hits theaters on April 27th or May 4th, depending on where you find yourself in 2018. It will feature every Marvel character ever. Possibly DC characters too.