Tag Archives: Netflix

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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Twitter, Netflix, Apple & Other Major Companies Denounce Trump Visa Restrictions

Tech giants Apple, Facebook and Microsoft are among the 52 companies and organizations that have denounced President Donald Trump administration restrictions on employment-based visas. Back in June, Trump signed into law a series of new restrictions on visas that prevents foreign workers from coming into the United States, saying the high unemployment caused by the Coronavirus…

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Netflix Surprises Nigeria’s Ikorodu Bois, Delivers Tech Gadgets As Gifts

Nigerian comic group, Ikorodu Bois are set to take their skit-making skills to a completely different level as they were recently gifted with some sophisticated movie production gadgets by online movie streaming giant Netflix. The talented youngsters, who became internet sensations for remaking movie clips and music videos, shared the news on Twitter with a video of…

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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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Lookbook To Real Life! Tacha In LadyBeellionaire For The Screening Of Netflix’s Queen Sono

It is impossible to miss BBNaija’s Tacha Akide in this red jumpsuit from a mile away! This alluring all-in-one hails from Lady Beelionaire Luxury and boasts an embellished shoulder pad, plunging neckline and wide legged silhouette. It hails from the fast-rising Nigerian designer’s SS20 collection. The reality TV star who wore the vibrant look for…

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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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Netflix Acquires Kunle Afolayan’s Latest Movie “Mokalik”, Starring Simi, Tobi Bakre and Others

American streaming giant, Netflix, has reportedly acquired Nollywood award-winning director and producer Kunle Afolayan’s new movie ‘Mokalik.’ Speaking in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday on the sideline of the French-Nigerian Cinema Days holding from July 2-3 at the Alliance Francaise, Ikoyi, Lagos, the prolific director made this known. “I wish to inform you…

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We Don’t Have Adequate Funding For Movies To Go Global- Genevieve Nnaji

The actress cum director, Genevieve Nnaji while speaking on CNN about her Netflix acquired film, “Lion Heart,” which premiered over the weekend at the Toronto International Film Festival, (TIFF) noted language as one of the major barriers preventing Nollywood from going global. She also identified lack of funds for movies as another challenge facing the movie industry. “For the money, we…

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Genevieve Nnaji Gets Emotional During The Debut Of Her Directorial Movie “Lion Heart” At TIFF!

Nollywood actress cum director, Genevieve Nnaji could not hold back her tears during the premiere of her directorial debut movie “Lion Heart” at the Toronto International Film Festival 2018. Lionheart tells the story of an enterprising daughter competing with her crude and eccentric uncle, to control her family business when her father falls ill. The movie features…

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” I’ve Always Had A Hunger For Visual Storytelling”- Genevieve Nnaji

The Popular actress, film maker and director, Genevieve Nnaji has expressed her desire for visual storytelling as a result of many untold African stories. She made this known while speaking in an interview with Women and Hollywood on why she ventured into directing. Here is an excerpt from the interview. W&H: What inspired you to become a…

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