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Actor Winston Duke is interviewed live on stage in the 2019 SXSW Conference and Festival at Container Bar on March 9, 2019 in Austin, Texas.
"What am I doing?" "He says he would ask himself on many occasions." If I committed a lot of attention and intentions to something else, I am absolutely sure I would succeed in that. " Luckily, his agent sent him an audition for an unnamed Marvel project, which ended up being the Oscar-winning movie "Black Panther" where Duke made his feature film debut as the warrior M & # 39; Baku.
After the release of the movie in February 2018, Yale alumni says his life changed drastically. "It's been a blessing," he told Variety last year. There are many of these new people and gifts and all these things, but I remember when I didn't work, I prayed a lot. When I prayed, I remember saying, "I just want to work." "
Since" Black Panther "Duke has landed several other plays, including a different look like M & # 39; Baku in" Avengers: Infinity War "and a third appearance in this April's" Avengers: Endgame. " His fourth appearance as M & # 39; Baku is likely to come in the sequel "Black Panther", which Ryan Coogler has signed to lead and write.
Apart from his work with Marvel, the 32-year-old will also star in Netflix kriminal drama "Wonderland" and he is signed on action thriller "Heroine." He is also slated to play MMA giant legendary Kimbo Slice in a forthcoming biopic.