Tag Archives: Film

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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Genevieve Nnaji Named Nigerian Ambassador Of Toronto International Film Festival 2020

Adding another feather to her cap, Genevieve Nnaji has been chosen as an ambassador of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2020. Nnaji has joined the list of 50 celebrated filmmakers and actors who are invited as the ambassadors of the TIFF. This is coming a month after The Oscars released its list of new members,…

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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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Girl Boss! Beverly Naya’s Latest Photoshoot Is The Definition Of Stunning

Beverly Naya has just signed a lucrative joint venture partnership with a Nigerian film company, Unbound Studios so as to “develop and produce a series of films.” To commemorate the big news, the actress had a gorgeous photoshoot with Emmanuel Oyeleke where she slayed every look without even trying. The joint venture contract was also unveiled…

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All The Breathtaking Looks From Beyoncé’s Latest Visual Album “Black Is King”

The world is currently celebrating the arrival of Beyoncé‘s highly anticipated new project, Black Is King (on Disney+), a companion to 2019’s The Lion King: The Gift, which she curated for Disney’s photorealistic remake of the 1994 animated classic, The Lion King. The 85-minute long film, deemed as “a celebratory memoir for the world on the Black experience” by her production…

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