Tag Archives: Film

Dakore Egbuson-Akande To Serve As Juror In The 2021 Paris International Film Festival

Notable Nollywood actress, Dakore Egbuson-Akande  will join other filmmakers across the world for next year’s edition of the Paris International Film Festival, PIFF director Jenna Suru announced on Monday. Dakore, in the public statement, was described as an “accomplished, well-loved and highly regarded Multiple Award-winning Film/Stage Actor, TV personality, Vocalist/Dancer and Humanitarian.” Since her 1999 lead debut in Nollywood…

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American Actress Lashana Lynch Makes History As The First Black Female 007

The James Bond franchise has confirmed that its 25th release would feature talented American actress Lashana Lynch, who makes history as the first Black female 007 agent in the long-time film series. According to Glamour, Lynch appeared to confirm that her character in the upcoming James Bond movie, No Time to Die, will take on that famous call signal: 007.…

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American Model Wins Halloween 2020 With Major Beyoncé-Approved Tribute | WATCH

Tabria Majors may have shined in the US as a curve model and fashion ambassador for the past few years, but Halloween has further expanded her reach after Majors had the whole world in awe with her self-financed tribute to Beyoncé. The L.A. based influencer who has a strong Instagram following had no idea the project tagged ‘Beylloween’ would generate this much…

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Nigerian Pidgin English Finally Accepted As A Foreign Language At The Oscars

According to Premium Times, the Oscars has approved Nigerian Pidgin English as a non-English (Foreign language) recording dialogue in films. The Nigeria Official Selection Committee For the Academy Awards submissions through its chairperson, Chineze Anyaene-Abonyi, announced this in a press release on Saturday, revealing details of the timeline of the committee’s progress. Nigeria’s first-ever submission for Oscar contention was…

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Lupita Nyong’o’s Adaptation Of “Americanah” Has Been Reportedly Cancelled

In case you missed it, Lupita Nyong’o‘s long-awaited adaptation of Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has been scrapped by HBO Max. According to Variety, the series planned to start shooting earlier this year but was set back by the coronavirus pandemic. This, however, forced Nyong’o to leave the project due to scheduling conflicts. The show received a ten-episode straight-to-series order at the streamer in…

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Nigerian Feature Film “Eyimofe (This Is My Desire)” Debuts Trailer Ahead Of London Premiere

Ahead of its United Kingdom screening, at the BFI London Film Festival on October 11, filmmakers Arie and Chuko Esiri have released the official trailer to celebrated Nigerian feature film Eyimofe (This is my desire). According to Guardian Nigeria, the film, which had its world premiere at the 70th Berlin International Film Festival in February, is also billed to…

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Kenneth Gyang’s Òlòturé Named Among Top 10 Movies On Netflix In The World

Òlòturé, an EbonyLife  film about the international menace of sex trafficking is currently trending at top 10 movies on Netflix in the world, all thanks to Kenneth Gyang, the first Nigerian filmmaker to ever achieved this feat. This is coming a few days after the highly-anticipated movie was virtually premiered along with a Netflix Watch…

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Virtual Red Carpet Glam! Mo Abudu, Omoni Oboli & More Attend Netflix Premiere Of Òlòtūré

No, not even a pandemic could stop the stars celebrating the Netflix premiere of Ebonylife film Òlòtūré from dressing up in black to highlight the seriousness of the movie’s theme and to show support for women’s rights ― all from the comfort of their own homes. The Netflix original movie which will debut today Friday October 2 will also be celebrated with…

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Davido Finally Confirms His Hollywood Debut In ‘Coming To America’ Sequel

Between returning to the music scene with a brand new single titled ‘FEM!’ after a short hiatus and preparing to release his third studio album, Davido has confirmed being cast in the sequel to the hit Hollywood movie, ‘Coming to America 2‘. On Monday, the Afrobeats star and songwriter responded to a tweet by an entertainment account…

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Nigerian Feature Films Can Now Be Entered Into The Oscars For Consideration

The Nigerian Oscar Selection Committee (NOSC) has called for the submission of feature film by Nollywood filmmakers into the 93rd Academy Awards (Oscars) for the International Feature Film Category. Chineze Anyaene, the committee’s chairperson said in a statement on Thursday that the Academy Awards recently opened entries to honour the best new films released globally, with the event…

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