Author: Ikeade

Ramsey Nouah’s next directorial effort is Tokunbo, a crime thriller set to star Gideon Okeke as Tokunbo in the story of an ex-car smuggler caught in a race against time and a web of lies, politics and crime. EXCLUSIVE: ‘Freedom Way’ Cast Announcement: Meg Otanwa, Mr Macaroni, Timini Egbuson, Bimbo Akintola and Bucci Franklin to Star in Olalekan Afolabi’s Directorial Debut Teaser poster for Tokunbo. Marking Nouah’s third major directorial outing since crime drama Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story (2020) and fantasy thriller Living in Bondage: Breaking Free, the principal photography started on 25th of November in what is an original…

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First look images have been released for The Stone Drew Ripples, a drama directed by ORIMZ. The Stone Drew Ripples is a film about a middle class Nigerian family faced with the dilemma of saving the life of their youngest child with a chronic illness.    EXCLUSIVE: ‘Freedom Way’ Cast Announcement: Meg Otanwa, Mr Macaroni, Timini Egbuson, Bimbo Akintola and Bucci Franklin to Star in Olalekan Afolabi’s Directorial Debut The Stone Drew Ripples stars Jasmine Olarotimi (Oga Bolaji), Meg Otanwa (For Maria Ebun Pataki), Zainab Balogun (Charge and Bail), Tina Mba (Ile Owo), William Benson, Angel Unigwe (The Wildflower), Ben Touitou…

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NdaniTV’s audience-acclaimed web series Skinny Girl in Transit is in production for its 7th season, almost 2 years after the previous season ended. According to NdaniTV sources, the directorial efforts of the upcoming 7th season will be helmed by Bunmi Ajakaiye, who most recently directed Play Network’s global Netflix hit Glamour Girls and is already in principal photography. Femi Adebayo, Mercy Aigbe, Mide Martins, Frank Donga and Mr. Macaroni to Star in ‘Ololade’, a TNC Africa Series The returning cast includes Abimbola Craig who will reprise her role as Tiwalade Awosika, a plus-sized woman who finds herself dealing with the…

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Netflix announces a December 16 release date for highly anticipated project Far From Home, its first Nigerian young adult series produced in partnership with Inkblot Productions. Far From Home, a 5-part series directed by Catherine Stewart (Isibaya), Kayode Kasum (Soole) and Kenneth Gyang (Blood Sisters), follows the story of Ishaya (Mike Afolarin), a charismatic teenager and talented artist from a poor family whose dreams suddenly appear within reach when a prestigious scholarship to the most exclusive school in the country catapults him into the affluent world of Nigeria’s elite. All the while a huge secret threatens Ishaya’s newfound status and,…

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Juju Stories and Choke were our Critic’s Picks in October. Netflix Nigeria boasts increased titles in November, from the adaptation of Wole Soyinka’s play Elesin Oba: The King’s Horseman, a sequel to Enola Holmes, romantic comedy Dinner at My Place and the return of the South African series Blood and Water. Unveiling an Outdoor Movie Experience at the New Culture Studio Ibadan In cinemas, Kunle Remi stars as an ex-spy sent on a rescue mission in Woke (Look Up), Disney takes us back to Wakanda with Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.  Amazon Prime Video Nigeria will be offering 2022 cinema erotic…

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An outdoor movie experience, the Premier Movie Night, has been unveiled to take place at the New Culture Studio, Ibadan. The debut event will consist of activities geared towards better networking and will see a classic movie screened at the end of the evening. Premier Movie Night will take place at the aesthetically pleasing New Culture Studio, Mokola on November 19, 2022, with the doors opening at 3 pm. The entry fee will cost 2,000 naira and registration is now open here. The film-themed event will feature music, games, food, drinks and an afterparty. The event is aimed at bringing…

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Win or Lose, directed by James Amuta, presents an unexpected side of the popular floating settlement of Lagos, Makoko. A story that humanises the inhabitants and shows that despite living under less favourable conditions, they do not escape the human condition as the characters go through relatable experiences. Ikenna (Dave Ogbeni), a keke rider struggling to make ends meet lives in the watery slum. He has frequent run-ins with his landlord (Odunlade Adekola) and his wife (Jessica Henshaw) over his inability to provide. An accident in his keke becomes a life-changing event, it reveals scandalous family secrets and lets him…

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Independent Film Festival The Annual Film Mischief announces 2023 return and invites filmmakers across African countries to submit for the second edition themed #ShootTheCulture. Passionate film fans and filmmakers from all over Africa can look forward to attending this celebration of film culture in Lagos, Nigeria. Film Mischief 2022: “Less is More” Standout Stars Official 2023 poster art Submissions for the 2023 edition of The Annual Film Mischief will officially open on November 1st, 2022. Early submissions can be completed on FilmFreeway for free. The festival selections will include domestic and international feature and short films. Chukwu Martin, the founder…

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Jude Chukwuka is set to lead dramedy Home Therapy, directed by Paul Edoze and produced by Emmanuel Izuoba, Brotherhood Assistant Director. #WithChude Launches Unscripted Content Production Studio, Announces Debut #EndSARS-Focused Documentary ‘Awaiting Trial’ (Watch Trailer) Official character poster featuring Jude Chukwuka. Home Therapy is centered around a retired emeritus professor, Henry, played by Chukwuka, who is going through a rough divorce with his wife. Through Henry, we are able to explore other characters, as each character takes us on a journey of self-discovery. Home Therapy deals with issues faced in everyday life.  L-R: Chioma Okafor, Joseph Chuks and Jude Orhorha.…

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Emerging filmmaker Orire Nwani wins Best Director prize at the New York Tri-State International Film Festival for Naked Woman, a short film now headed to the 11th edition of the African International Film festival (AFRIFF). ‘The Way Things Happen’ Review: “Cinema as Therapy” The short film about an intricate mother-daughter relationship premiered at the Smithsonian National Museum for African Art DC. Naked Woman stars Roberta Orioma and Ejovwoke Obas in the two-person short that has amassed about 40,000 views since its release on YouTube. From Festival Outings to YouTube: Chiemeka Osuagwu’s Short Film ‘Samaria’ Sets Release Date Short Film Review:…

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