Did he freeze? With Ulysses Klaue finally in the custody of CIA, Okoye and T'Challa decided to go to the CIA South Korean Black Site, checking for answers of his past crimes. No. When Ross gently tapped T'Challa's shoulder, Okoye threatened to impale him on a desk in Xhosa, causing Ross to not understand what she said. In the wake of the Snap, she joined the Avengers, serving under the command of Natasha Romanoff whilst simultaneously leading the Dora Milaje in Wakanda. She was even willing to let Everett Ross die to conceal Wakanda's true nature from the rest of the world. Okoye is as deadly as she is wise, and stands as one of T’Challa’s most trusted allies and companions. : Following the duel, Okoye found Nakia, who had put Ramonda and Shuri in safety. She is quick to object to Erik Killmonger's challenge as not only due to Killmonger's blatant disrespect of Wakandan traditions, but also because she knows the disastrous potential Killmonger holds to the nation and to the world. Sometime after Thanos' victory, Okoye joined the Avengers under Natasha Romanoff's leadership as they helped and protected Earth. T'Challa Black Panther at time of its release was only one of the only superhero movies to feature a black superhero. While T'Challa prepared for Nakia's defense, Okoye dropped down for their help and stabbed the gunman from behind with her Vibranium Spear, saving T'Challa from a tough situation and ending the skirmish. He's not going anywhere. This man is a foreign intelligence operative. Okoye ordered Ayo to take the Dora Milaje on the battlefield to assist T'Challa while she and three other Dora Milaje would fight against Killmonger, who wore an upgraded version of the Panther Habit to fight them. We can't let him talk to Klaue alone. And as king, it is your duty to protect ours. The plot of Black Panther is driven by a fight between two perspectives on the history and future of Wakanda, writ large on T'Challa and Killmonger. Okoye entered into Jagalchi Market Casino despite her suspicions of the woman. You are so full of hatred, you will never be a true king! W'Kabi As T'Challa thanked him for Ross attempt to impress him, Okoye visited along with her king into the conference. As W'Kabi ordered them to surrender with a countdown, the support of the Jabari Tribe decided to side with T'Challa and helped them defeat the Border Tribe members. On orders of T'Chaka, Okoye was sent with T'Challa when he went to save Wakandan hostages from Zanda and Douglas Scott, to report back on T'Challa's progress as the Black Panther. Once the group learned that Klaue had stolen a vibranium artifact from the Museum of Great Britain and was planning to sell it on the black market, Okoye joined T'Challa and Nakia to travel to Busan to arrest Ulysses Klaue. They were all then recruited by the Masters of the Mystic Arts to help fight in the ongoing battle against Thanos at the New Avengers Facility, so Okoye stood alongside Black Panther and Shuri as they arrived through a portal with the rest of their people. I figured we could go good cop/bad cop. [7], Okoye joins the battle against Thanos' army. A week after the death of the former king of Wakanda, T'Chaka, at the hands of Helmut Zemo, T'Challa decided to retrieve his former lover Nakia, a Wakandan spy, from her current mission as he wished for her to be present during his coronation. [2], Okoye sees Ulysses Klaue being interrogated. As T'Challa and Nakia had a brief talk with each other, one of the remaining gunmen held them hostage. T'Challa ambushed the gunmen before he encountered a child soldier just until Nakia then arrived to save him. : Chickadee[1] Letitia Wright as Shuri. General Black Panther II, with director Ryan Coogler returning, will come to theaters on July 8, 2022, Feige said. : Everett K. Ross As they fought her, Scarlet Witch used her powers to lift Midnight into the path of one of Thanos' war machines, killing her.[6]. Technical Specs. When an armed gunman breached the wall of the interrogation room and cause an explosion at the office, Okoye remained hidden and ready to attack but she witnessed a grenade being set off, only for Black Panther to stop it from exploding. Okoye The Dora Milaje, the all-female personal guards of the Black Panther, have been captivating audiences since their general, Okoye (Danai Gurira) made her debut in Captain America: Civil War. With Shuri being confused, Okoye told her that W'Kabi is transporting the outsider to the Tribal Council and should warn T'Challa. : Listening further, Okoye noticed T'Challa's realization of Klaue spilling out information about Wakanda that shouldn't be said. Okoye arrives inside Jagalchi Market Casino. : Real Name Once Nakia had apologized for Ramonda's loss, Okoye told Ayo to escort her to the River Tribe, as she accepted. If he touches you again, I'm going to impale him on this desk. : Avengers: Damage Control Okoye fighting against Ulysses Klaue's henchmen. I figured we could go good cop/bad cop. Our mission was to bring back Klaue. : : Marvel Cinematic Universe Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. Okoye and Nakia then proceeded to ride on their car and left T'Challa on his own pursue. : Affiliation Relation to Black Panther: Leader of the Dora Milaje. Okoye Further tailing Klaue's SUV, Okoye commented on the use of guns as primitive while the henchmen shot at their vibranium car. T'Challa Okoye informed Nakia that Klaue's henchmen are trying to lose them on each lane. Understanding her orders, Okoye gave Kimoyo Beads to T'Challa for the mission and told him to not freeze when Nakia arrives, as he countered that he never freezes in a confrontation. While heading near the mountains of her home, Okoye reached her destination and announced T'Challa their arrival as they flew by cloudy ruins of the mountains and pass the Border Tribe people that are waving back at them. [freezes]  Knull's shadow cast … However, Okoye remained very serious in battle, as shown when she was unamused when Bruce Banner, wearing the Hulkbuster armor, tripped over a stone and fell. [5], With Thanos seeking all of the Infinity Stones, the Avengers sought to remove the Mind Stone from Vision. Flying in mid-air with car parts being in pieces, Okoye manages to catch her spear and land on the shredded roof of the car while Nakia skids towards her with the driver's seat and belt buckle intact. Once the hostages escaped, and the police stormed the building, the mercenaries fled, and Black Pan… Just spotted an old friend who works for the CIA. Okoye then puts her Vibranium Spear aside and listened to T'Challa's word on getting Nakia out of the forest. Okoye then watched with growing anguish as Killmonger slowly gained the upper hand over T'Challa. There's also the question of who among the cast of Black Panther 2 might be the most capable of carrying future installments, ... likely to be competition. She has also warmed up to the idea of helping foreigners two years after Wakanda coming out as when M'Baku said the Battle of Wakanda would result in the end of Wakanda, Okoye accepted it by calling it "the noblest ending in history". While T'Challa took the time to visit the Border Tribe and see how W'Kabi was doing in his farm and talking about aiding other countries, Okoye alerted both of them through the use of their Kimoyo Beads to inform that a misidentified Wakandan artifact was stolen at the Museum of Great Britain and Ulysses Klaue had plans to sell it to an American buyer in South Korea. When Everett Ross confronted them aside from the glass window, Okoye advised T'Challa not to leave Ross to interrogate Klaue alone. Once Ross stepped out of the room, T'Challa was confronted over Klaue's claims about Wakanda, then the conversation was interrupted when Nakia informed them an attack is being held at the moment, only for an explosion to hit near them in the interrogation room. I'm well aware of my duties, General. [4], Okoye participated in the Vienna conference, With T'Challa being fully reinstated as the rightful King of Wakanda, Okoye accompanied him to a United Nations meeting in Vienna. The strip of beadwork on the abdomen part of Okoye's Dora Milaje costume was inspired by a table runner from senior visual development illustrator Anthony Francisco's aunt's home while the rings on the tassels at the side of her uniform were meant to be good luck charms. The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is an American media franchise and shared universe centered on superhero films and other series starring various titular superheroes independently produced by Marvel Studios and based on characters that appear in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.The shared universe, much like the original Marvel Universe in … Everett K. Ross Okoye watched in silence as Ross confronted T'Challa about Klaue's reveal that Wakanda actually had large supplies of Vibranium. Everett K. Ross Okoye teased T'Challa for his lack of focus and looked over the woman being held hostage. Okoye attended Killmonger's first Tribal Council, where he explained his plan of delivering Vibranium weapons all over the world to start a global revolution. : Unwilling to allow her King to be slowed down, Ayo stood up t… Despite her being able to see T'Challa's viewpoint and arguments regarding the issue of breaking Wakanda's isolationism, it is yet to be seen if she turns personally supportive of the king's measures to reveal what Wakanda truly is to the world. | For Wakanda? As T'Challa had settle in the procedure with the mission by having a new Panther Habit, Okoye participated in the operation with the idea of using the disguise before tracking in Klaue's location.[2]. Later, all the heroes gathered again at the Stark Eco-Compound to attend his funeral. Danai Gurira, who plays Okoye, the greatest warrior in all of fictional country Wakanda, is no exception. T'Challa used a Kimoyo Bead to stabilize his wound. : As Okoye object the idea of Ross being taken into Wakanda before Nakia's life being saved, T'Challa decided to bring Ross to Wakanda for the reason that he can't just let him die knowing that he could save him. T'Challa W'Kabi Nakia... hi. Due to her utmost respect for traditions, however, she is unable to prevent Killmonger, who has a legitimate right to claim the throne, from challenging T'Challa. Nakia Knowing that her cover was no longer relevant, Okoye wielded her Vibranium Spear and took down the two bodyguards who attacked her. Okoye gives her report to Natasha Romanoff, When Romanoff asked Okoye about the tremors they detected, she told her that it was a mild subduction under the African plate. Okoye tells the women to not speak of this day, Once Nakia agreed on T'Challa for participating in the coronation, she went over the women who are gathered and told them to go home and take the boy to his people. In the rough cut of this Black Panther scene, we see Gurira’s Okoye and Kasumba’s Ayo swaying rhythmically back in formation with the rest of their team. L-R: Florence Kasumba as Ayo and Danai Gurira as Okoye in Black Panther. Okoye was beaten when she hurled her Sonic Spear at Thanos, who easily repelled it with the Power Stone and then flung her away. Playing … The movie does an amazing job in inspiring the many African Americans in this country who feel who were never represented in … Comic When Killmonger succeeds in taking the throne, Okoye was torn between her personal loyalty to T'Challa, and her duty as the general of the Dora Milaje, which is essentially the king's royal guard. Alias(es) Each and every one of us [in the movie] is an individual. Her bravery was shown when she unhesitatingly charged at Thanos despite his possession of nearly all the Infinity Stones. Okoye and Nakia tells T'Challa to not kill Ulysses Klaue, Before Ross had managed to catch up to T'Challa, who had caused Klaue's car to crash before ripping out Klaue's prosthetic arm and threatening him with his Panther Claws. The group of heroes charged at the horde and managed to fight them off. Black Panther (2018) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. She was visibly displeased by having to wear a wig and was quick to throw it away. : Filming & Production Knowing that W'Kabi had no problem having Killmonger murder T'Challa, Okoye was told that it was his choice which made her even angry for the loss. Title(s) Status Okoye would then return to Wakanda and resume her position as General of the Dora Milaje.[7]. The group was stopped by Natasha Romanoff had wished to speak with T'Challa. Nakia (Lupita Nyong'o) is a War Dog or spy for Wakanda, taking part in missions outside of the country where she feels she can do some good, like thwarting an illegal ivory trade or saving women from human trafficking. Becoming convinced, W'Kabi laid down his weapon and Okoye arrested him in the field. [6], As Thanos' forces assembled to assault Wakanda, with Okoye leading the Dora Milaje and the Wakandan military. Okoye questions the choice of taking Ross, Traveling back to Wakanda, Okoye strongly advised T'Challa that they should have brought Klaue into the country instead of Ross, being a foreign intelligence agent. Gaining reports of an outsider from the Border Tribe, Okoye contacted Shuri, informing that a man showed up at the border claims to have killed Ulysses Klaue. Portrayed by Once the hostages escaped, and the police stormed the building, the mercenaries fled, and Black Panther made Okoye return to their aircraft to follow them. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. [2], Okoye flying back into the country of Wakanda. When Shuri asked if her brother froze upon seeing his ex, Okoye giddily confirmed, comparing him to "an antelope in headlights", as the two laughed. Okoye then smiled at the women and left with bitter hope of going back home. : Okoye stood with T'Challa and Shuri as they honored Stark, despite not knowing him before the previous battle. Black Panther (2018) Danai Gurira as Okoye. Okoye Six. T'Challa Company Credits T'Challa asked her what she expected, to which Okoye replied that she had thought about the Olympics or a Starbucks café. Black Panther PreludeAvengers: Endgame Prelude Once Okoye stopped joking, she gathered the Dora Milaje to leave the perimeter. “I love the way Black Panther represents women. Wakanda forever! We all have our own sense of power and we hold our own space without being pitted against each other. Listen, I'm doing you guys a favor by letting you even be here. He took a bullet for me. Romanoff then asked as to how they were handling it, but Okoye assured her that due to the nature of the situation, the way they handle it is by not handling it. When T'Challa came back alive and ready to continue the unfinished challenge, she is quick to side with him, and turn on Killmonger with the Dora Milaje almost immediately when the contested king refuses to adhere to the very tradition that made him king to the letter. She also was willing to welcome the Avengers into Wakanda and was shown to fight effectively alongside them, although this may be due to their famous reputation as selfless heroes, and was visibly impressed by Scarlet Witch's abilities, asking why did she not aid at first and was instead up guarding Vision. As the general of the Dora Milaje, Okoye is shown to be proud of her baldness. T'Challa agreed to let Ross interrogate Klaue on his own while putting a bug on his shoulder to listen to him closely. Human Like an antelope in headlights. W'Kabi then told Okoye that he wanted justice for his family after they were killed by Ulysses Klaue, much to Okoye's dismissal. Feb 19, 2018 - In the Black Panther's first solo movie, The Walking Dead's Danai Gurira plays 'Okoye', head of the Wakandan royal bodyguards and female security force, the Dora Milaje. For Wakanda... no question. Okoye is the General of the Dora Milaje and the head of Wakandan armed forces and intel. As the battle proceeded, Okoye fought against several of Thanos' forces alongside the Wakandan with great skill. Okoye witness T'Challa's defeat by Killmonger, As T'Challa and Killmonger were both taken to Warrior Falls to prepare for their duel, Okoye watched the duel between them before Nakia asked about where Everett Ross was, answering that he was locked in her office. When the fight reached its end, Okoye could hardly keep her tears as Killmonger defeated T'Challa and watched in horror as Killmonger threw T'Challa down the waterfall.[2]. : Okoye witnesses T'Challa fading into dust, Once he took the Mind Stone from the Vision, Thanos united the Infinity Stones and enacted his plan to wipe out half of all the life in the universe. : Everett K. Ross : So this is a big mess, huh? While T'Challa faced the Border Tribe, Okoye and the rest of the Dora Milaje openly rebelled against Erik Killmonger, calling him unworthy of ruling over Wakanda. We failed. Okoye and the group managed to block Killmonger between their Vibranium Spears and almost stripped him of the necklace which enabled him to use his suit, but Killmonger released a burst of kinetic energy, sending Okoye away on the battlefield. Okoye and her soldiers furiously fought against Killmonger, who managed to withstand their assault and took Xoliswa captive. 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