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Magic Carpet Studios Seeks Funding & Partnership For Animation ‘The Passport of Mallam Ilia’, Watch Trailer!

Many of us might have grown up reading Cyprian Ekwensi’s ‘The Passport of Mallam Ilia’. Anyone remember the Sanchi battle between Usman and Ilia? The prize for that fight-to-the-death was the beautiful princess, Zarah. Magic Carpet Studios, an animation, illustration and game development studio in Lagos, has set out to repackage this timeless tale for…

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Meet Chinwetel Ejiofor, The British-Nigerian Actor Casted Alongside Beyoncé In The Lion King Remake

The Lion King just got its very first trailer and the internet can’t get enough. Projected to hit cinemas in July 2019, the Jon Favreau-directed Disney live-animation stars our very own Nigerian born English actor, Chiwetel Ejiofor alongside American singer Beyonce and a bevy of other industry giants such as Donald Glover, James Earl Jones,…

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