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At Essence's pre-Oscars luncheon, the message is clear: 'Sisters are the vibranium'

The Black Women in Hollywood luncheon included that "Black Panther" reference and other standout moments as Hollywood paid tribute to honorees Tessa Thompson, Lena Waithe, Tiffany Haddish and Danai Gurira.

Ava DuVernay, Dee Rees, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira celebrate at Janelle Monáe's Fem the Future brunch

“We come in peace, but we mean business,” singer, actress and activist Janelle Monáe repeated Friday afternoon at an intimate brunch in West Hollywood. They were the same words she shared at the 2018 Grammys earlier this year. “We’re here,” she continued. “We’re not divided. And we’re stronger...

Kerry Washington, Danai Gurira & Elizabeth Banks Help Honor at Hollywood Beauty Awards 2018!

Kerry Washington is all smiles as she poses alongside Michele Elyzabeth, HBAs founder/CEO, backstage at the 2018 Hollywood Beauty Awards held at Avalon Hollywood on Sunday (February 25) in Los Angeles. The 41-year-old Scandal star was joined at the event by Black Panther‘s Danai Gurira, Elizabeth Banks, Kirstin Maldonado, Danielle Savre, Tinashe, Kat Graham, Marie [...]

‘The Walking Dead’ Losing Michonne? After ‘Black Panther,’ It’s Certainly Possible

With a breakout performance in Black Panther, it stands to reason that Michonne actress Danai Gurira may be consider a future without The Walking Dead.

Shailene Woodley & Danai Gurira Attend Ferragamo's Fashion Show in Milan

Shailene Woodley poses for a photo while attending the Salvatore Ferragamo fashion show held during Milan Fashion Week on Saturday (February 24) in Milan, Italy. The show was also attended by Black Panther‘s Danai Gurira, Runaways‘ Virginia Gardner, Dunkirk‘s Jack Lowden, and models Pietro Boselli and Cordell Broadus. It was confirmed recently that Shailene will [...]

How Did They Work Out The African Accents In 'Black Panther'? Let The Dialect Coach Tell You

3 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Slate's Aisha Harris talks with Beth McGuire, who "is the director of speech and dialects at Yale, author of African Accents: A Workbook for Actors, and previously worked with stars Lupita Nyong'o and Danai Gurira on the latter's Tony-nominated play Eclipsed."

Fighting with Black Panther. Killing zombies. Writing plays. What can't Danai Gurira do?

Danai Gurira, 40, stars in "The Walking Dead" and is a playwright best known for "Eclipsed," which received six Tony nominations in 2016. Her new play, "Familiar," runs at Woolly Mammoth as part of the Women's Voices Theater Festival in Washington, D.C., through March 11. She plays Okoye in Marvel's...

Black Panther Director Ryan Coogler Breaks Down an Epic Fight Scene From the Film

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

On a marvelous episode of Vanity Fair series, For Notes on a Scene, Black Panther director and co-writer Ryan Coogler broke down an epic fight scene from the film featuring Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong’o, and Chadwick Boseman. A Revolution is Coming to Wakanda in Marvel’s Thrilling New ‘Black Panther’ TrailerHomemade Remake of the Epic Fight...

Danai Gurira: The Dora Milaje Reflect Real Black Women, Except They’re Respected

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

"It’s just this amazing model for us all to look at, like can we all just be like Wakanda?”

Danai Gurira On Her 'Black Panther' Role: 'She Protects What We Would Have Been'

"I've always felt blessed to be a part of [Black Panther] because I could understand the response, in the sense that this is imagery and narrative that many of us have yearned for", actress and playwright Danai Gurira says, in her conversation with NPR's Michel Martin. Show More Summary

Let's Talk About That General Character In Black Panther, And What She Means

3 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

You might know Danai Gurira as a major character on The Walking Dead or as the playwright of Eclipsed, which starred Lupita Nyong'o and ran on Broadway to much acclaim. In the Marvel movie, she plays the leader of a group of women warriors who protect the king. "When I sat down with [director Ryan] […]

Black Panther: Listen to the Heart-Pounding Song That Plays During the Epic Car Chase

Warning: Mild spoilers for Black Panther ahead! If you're still recovering from Black Panther, don't worry, you're not alone. I mean, I'm still trying to find my wig on Google Maps. (I blame Danai Gurira, who plays Okoye, the badass,...Show More Summary

ChitChatter: Maxwell Says He’d Pound The Pretty Wakanda Wings Off Danai Gurira?

  Maxwell Has A Crush On Black Panther’s Danai Guirir They say flattery gets you far in the business, but will it get you the Wakandan drawls?? Singer Maxwell walked the carpet for the Black Panther premiere at

Lupita Nyong'o & Danai Gurira Premiere 'Black Panther' in South Africa

Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira looked stunning while bringing Black Panther to South Africa! The co-stars hit the red carpet at the premiere on Friday (February 16) in Johannesburg, South Africa. They were also joined at the event by their cast mates John Kani and Connie Chiume. Earlier in the week, Lupita and Danai gushed [...]

'Black Panther' stars' 'kindred' friendship

4 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

Danai Gurira says "there's something kindred" between her and "Black Panther" co-star Lupita Nyong'o. Nyong'o starred in a play written by the one-time "Walking Dead" star and the two friends play Wakandan warriors in Marvel's latest adventure. (Feb. 15)        

Black Panther: A Quick Reminder of the Tragic Way King T'Chaka Dies in Civil War

Image Source: Everett Collection With the glorious premiere of Black Panther finally upon us, there's a lot to take in. The fire soundtrack? Those intricate costumes? Danai Gurira kicking ALL of the ass? We'd forgive you if your head started to spin a little bit. Show More Summary

Danai Gurira Is an Ass-Kicking Revelation in Black Panther

Image Source: Everett Collection Let's cut to the chase: Danai Gurira is a fcking badass. If you watch The Walking Dead, you've likely been aware of that fact ever since she first appeared on TV as the machete-wielding Michonne back in 2012. Show More Summary

How The Walking Dead's Carl Shocker Affected Star Danai Gurira In Real Life

Danai Gurira reveals how Chandler Riggs impending exit played into her real-world emotions.

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