Danai Gurira Wins ‘Action Movie Star of 2018’ at the People’s Choice Awards


The Black Panther actress won the best Action Movie Star of 2018 at the People’s Choice Awards for her role as Okoye.

Marvel’s highly acclaimed blockbuster, Black Panther was released last year. Black Panther grossed over $1.3 million worldwide for Marvel Studios. On Sunday night, E! hosted the People’s Choice Awards and named the Walking Dead actress as “Action Movie Star of 2018” for her performance as Okoye.

The award is well deserving for Danai because she embraced Okoye and represented all the strong women out there.


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“Don’t freeze.” Congratulations to @DanaiGurira for winning the @PeoplesChoice Award for “The Action Star of 2018”! #PCAs

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Danai took the time to express her excitement for the award on Instagram. Danai beat out fellow Black Panther star, Chadwick Boseman, and Chris Hemsworth as Thor.

Congragulations, Danai. Wakanda forever.