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Marvel's Danai Gurira: An action hero in her own right

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Mar 14, 2019 4:04 PM 1+ mon ago

Marvels Danai Gurira: An action hero in her own right     - CNET

She plays kick-ass General Okoye in Black Panther and a fierce survivor in The Walking Dead. IRL, she's working to improve the lives of women and girls.

Danai Gurira didn't read many comic books when she was growing up in Zimbabwe, except, she says, for a little Archie and Asterix. She only learned about Black Panther, she admits, when she found out that director Ryan Coogler crafted the role of General Okoye, the kick-ass leader of Wakanda's all-female Dora Milaje special forces, just for her.

She's laughing when she tells me that story -- and so am I. That's because she's not only an iconic character in Marvel's Cinematic Universe. Gurira also stars as Michonne, the katana-wielding survivor of the zombie apocalypse in AMC's The Walking Dead -- which, like Black Panther, is also based on a popular comic book ...

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