Meet The 5 Nigerians Who Appeared In “Black Panther”
So, these are the 5 Nigerians Who Starred In “Black Panther”. The list consists of only one woman..
1. Sope Aluko
The Nigerian-born mother of two speaks four languages including her native language, Yoruba. 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. She has acted in The Good Lie, 96 minutes and Identity Thief. She plays the role of Shaman in Black Panther movie. She has also featured in the movie, Pitch Perfect 2, she played the role of a tomboy.
2. Tunde Laleye
One time Lagos-based Tunde Laleye 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 in the Black Panther movie.
3. David Opegbemi
Aside from the fact that he once played the role of a Club Patron in the TV series, Empire, in 2017..Not much is known about this great talent David Opegbemi.
The 27-year-old accountant played portrayed Jabari Warrior in Black Panther, warrior of Wakanda, appearing in one scene with A-list actress Lupita Nyong’o.
4. Tari Omoro
Tari Omoro Jr was born In Dallas, Texas to Nigerian born parents. The oldest of three children, Tari was heavily involved with sports, music and theater growing up. Tari Omoro 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.
5. Amechi Okocha
Amechi Okocha is an American-born Nigerian actor. He has appeared as a cast in several films as far back as 2012. He is best known for Take the 10 (2017), Speechless (2013) and Rekindled (2017. He plays the role of Bueze in the movie Black Panther.