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.
“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 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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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."
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...
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...
"It’s just this amazing model for us all to look at, like can we all just be like Wakanda?”
"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
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] […]
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
Maxwell has a crush on the 'Black Panther' star. Continue reading…
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 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 [...]
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)
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
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
Danai Gurira reveals how Chandler Riggs impending exit played into her real-world emotions.