Tag Archives: Film

Genevieve Nnaji, Akin Omotoso And Cynthia Erivo Named Members Of ‘The Academy’

On Wednesday July 1, the Academy of Motion Picture, Arts and Sciences released its list of new members, with 819 invitees, including Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji, Nigerian film director Akin Omotoso, and British-Nigerian actress/singer Cynthia Erivo. “The Academy is delighted to welcome these distinguished fellow travellers in the motion picture arts and sciences. We have always embraced extraordinary talent that reflects…

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Beyoncé Sets The Internet Agog With New Visual Album, “Black Is King”

On Sunday night, Beyoncé surprised us with a trailer for her upcoming visual album, “Black Is King”, which highlights the beauty of tradition and Black excellence. According to a statement from the 38-year-old star’s camp, the self-written, directed and executive produced project will be released on Disney+ next month and will premiere globally on July 31 on the streaming service.…

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Veteran Nollywood Actor, Ogun Majek, Is Dead

Veteran Nollywood actor, Gbolagade Akinpelu, popularly known as Ogun Majek, has passed away. Although the cause of death is yet to be made public, we gathered that the late actor was battling ill-health before his death and even appealed for financial support for heart surgery months ago. He is reported to have died Thursday morning at his Imalefalafia,…

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Ikorodu Bois Earn Invite To Extraction’s World Premiere After Viral Remake Of Trailer

The Russo Brothers, co-producers of American action-thriller film, Extraction, have invited Nigerian internet sensation, Ikorodu Bois to its world premiere after coming across a remake of the first trailer. Ikorodu Bois who are famous on social media for their creatively mimicking video productions re-enacted Extraction‘s trailer on Wednesday, racking up over four million views in under 24 hours on Twitter and…

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Jamie Foxx Gets Ripped For His Lead Role In Mike Tyson’s Upcoming Biopic

Hollywood star, Jamie Foxx has revealed that he will be playing the lead role of Mike Tyson in the legendary boxer’s biopic, Finding Mike. After acknowledging the news in an interview with TMZ, Foxx also shared an update for his fans where he showed off his bulking transformation in a slideshow of shirtless photos. Sharing the photos, he wrote: “The transformation…

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Nollywood Actress, Emilia Dike Dies After Reportedly Collapsing In Enugu

Nollywood actress, Emilia Dike, has died after reportedly slumping in Enugu state on Wednesday May 20. The sad news was disclosed by Movie Director, Okechukwu Oku,who payed tribute to her passing on his Instagram page. ”Why is death taking the best people???? I’m confused oooo. Just filmed with Mama here on my 2 last projects, excited to release…

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Nollywood Veteran Actress, Chizoba Sam-Boye, Dies At 52

Veteran Nigerian actress and filmmaker, Chizoba Sam-Boye has passed away after a brief illness. She was aged 52. According to Vanguard News, the actress reportedly died from diabetic-complications. She was said to have been battling with diabetes, stroke and high blood pressure for many years now. Her demise was announced by renowned film critic and the regional representative…

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Pearl Thusi Slays Her Look For The Screening Of Netflix’s First African Series, QueenSono

There was so much glamour going on at the South African premiere of Queen Sono, the First Original African Series by Netflix, that we hardly know where to start! Lead actress, Pearl Thusi was the bell of the evening as she turned heads in a metallic gown by Prishtinali designer, Dona Matoshi, styled by Nigerian renowned stylist, Swanky Jerry. It…

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Funke Akindele-Bello, Osas Ighodaro, Tacha And More Nollywood Stars Dazzle At AMVCA 2020 Nominees Party

Sharon Ooja As the 7th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award (AMVCA) draws closer, the show’s organizers held a cocktail sponsorship party to celebrate its nominees on Thursday, 27 2020. The event was hosted by media personality IK Osakioduwa while singer, Femi Leye set the relaxed ambience for the cocktail event with a…

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