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Giannis Antetokounmpo Movie for Disney Plus Finds Its Lead, Adds Yetide Badaki and Dayo Okeniyi (EXCLUSIVE)

The Giannis Antetokounmpo movie at Disney is taking shape, with Variety learning exclusively that the film has found three of its leads. Newcomer Uche Agada will star as the NBA great in the film, which is titled “Greek Freak” in honor of the nickname Antetokounmpo earned for his otherworldly basketball skills. In addition, Yetide Badaki is joining the film as Vera, Antetokounmpo’s mother, while Dayo Okeniyi will play Charles, his father.
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American Gods' Yetide Badaki on Bilquis' Breakthrough: 'She Gets to Dance With the Ancestors'

It has been a week for American Gods‘ beleaguered Bilquis. After men broke into her home and kidnapped her, she was taken to a server farm and tossed in a cell. Then she was tortured by Mr. World and his associates. Her crime? Endangering Mr. World’s “close, strategic partnership” with Levittech, the company owned by the man Bilquis sex-absorbed a few episode back.
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘American Gods’ Yetide Badaki Talks Bilquis and Finding Herself

If there’s one thing that we learned about Yetide Badaki, who plays Bilquis on American Gods, is that she’s a goddess on screen and off. She is the kind of introspective, kind, and nuanced actor that sets the stage for change when it comes to Black stories being told. And in her time on American Gods she’s managed to shine bright and stand tall amongst a cast of strange, wonderful, and intriguing characters. See? Goddess.
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American Gods: Bruce Langley and Yetide Badaki praise season 3’s faithfulness to the book

In an exclusive interview, Yetide Badaki and Bruce Langley talked about finding out what Technical Boy is up to in S3 and Bilquis’ evolution into self-discovery. Last season on American Gods, Technical Boy (Bruce Langley) successfully recruited Bilquis (Yetide Badaki) to at least listen to the new gods. Bilquis is one of the few gods—and certainly the highest caliber one at this point in the story—who is weighing both sides. Her position equates her balanced viewpoint about the coming war between the old and new gods.
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Who is Bilquis in American Gods? Meet actress Yetide Badaki who plays the Queen of Sheba

Who is Bilquis in American Gods? Meet Yetide Badaki, who plays the Queen of Sheba, and learn more about the newest season of the beloved show. Season 3 of American Gods just debuted and fans are wondering which of the characters and Gods – Old and New – will make a comeback. If you were a fan of Bilquis, the Queen of Sheba, in the previous two seasons, we have good news for you.
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Yetide Badaki on American Gods S3, Bilquis unleashed, and X-Men fancasting

Bilquis has a small but memorable role in Neil Gaiman’s book American Gods. Her big scene features her using her nether-regions to swallow a man whole, and this scene was featured in the very first episode of Starz' American Gods TV series. However, that was just the beginning for Bilquis actor Yetide Badaki.
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Yetide Badaki on Bilquis’ Journey in American Gods Season 3

American Gods Season 3 premieres on Starz Sunday, January 10, 2021, and Vital Thrills got a chance to chat with Yetide Badaki, who stars as Bilquis in the Starz series. Badaki talks all about what’s coming for the Goddess of Love, her new allies and how it all fits into the continuing story of the Old Gods in America.
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