Danai Gurira

Danai Gurira To Play Tupac’s Mom In “All Eyez On Me”

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The Tupac biopic is finally taking shape and the latest casting news makes for a very promising production. Entertainment Weekly reports Danai Gurira has been cast to play Tupac’s mom, Afeni Shakur, in the upcoming film, All Eyez On Me. Walking Dead fans are quite familiar with...

Lupita Nyong’o Is Headed To Broadway in Eclipsed

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Lupita Nyong’o has starred in Eclipsed, written by The Walking Dead’s Danai Gurira, for a sold out series of performances at the Public Theater in New York this fall. In February, the off-Broadway production will be Broadway-bound under the direction of Liesl Tommy. Not only...

Danai Gurira Stuns in Byrdie Beauty Editorial

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In a feature for Byrdie that celebrates strong women, Zimbabwean-American Danai Gurira gives us life in everything from Marni to Prada to Ashley Pittman. The beauty dishes on her makeup palette choices, her character on AMC’s “The Walking Dead” and much more. On her makeup and...

Danai Gurira Speaks On How Growing Up In Zimbabwe Still Impacts Her

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Danai Gurira’s time is usually spent swinging swords and fighting off zombies while filming AMC’s “The Walking Dead” in Senoia, Ga. But what many people don’t know is that Gurira’s passions not only include acting, but also playwriting and philanthropy. Although Gurira was born in Iowa, she...

Danai Gurira: “I Abhor How Africa Is Treated As One Village”

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If you’re a fan of “The Walking Dead”, then I’m quite sure you recognize Danai Gurira’s face. She’s one of those show’s most intricate characters and yields a mean sword, as Michonne. Although Gurira isn’t a newcomer, she’s gaining more attention not only because of “The...

Sneak Peek: Andrew Dosunmu’s Stunning Film ‘Mother of George’ Starring Danai Gurira

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This might just be the most beautiful film I’ve ever seen. Andrew Dosunmu’s second feature, “Mother of George,” starring Danai Gurira of The Walking Dead, takes viewers inside a slice of life we rarely see: African immigrants in America. Shadow & Act describes the film,...