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A teaser has dropped for heist film Charlie and the Boys, directed by Sele Got and starring Kanayo O. Kanayo in the titular role. You can watch the teaser for the feature film below. https://youtu.be/xisc7tLx_Lk The teaser shows Charlie getting out of jail and reuniting with his crew. We follow the character around town as he sets out to plan a revenge mission that will see him embark on a heist. Art Poster for Charlie and the Boys Playing Charles Omokwe in Charlie and the Boys, Kanayo is released from jail after serving one year of a six-year prison sentence…

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Mr Gbenga’s Hard Drive, ‘Chukwu Martin’s improvisational rough play set against the EndSARS protest, is now streaming on YouTube after a first lap festival run. Movie Review: ‘Mr Gbenga’s Hard Drive’ and the Camusian Hero Official poster. Via TalesHut. Referred to as a rough play, Mr Gbenga’s Hard Drive follows an accountant (played by Chris Ikechi Anyanya) who is on the run from his boss after damaging an invaluable hard drive. Hot on his tail are two overzealous security guards. Also starring alongside Anyanya (In Ibadan) are Amanda Ugoh, Tobi Marho, Omoloro Ogunfeyintimi, Atilola Omotehinse, James Dandy Asuquo, Lee Okpogba,…

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Looking back at the year, from December 2021 up until November 2022, Nollywood has treated us all once again to a special year. From a Northern-set film that not many people got to see during its first run, an indie surprise, to a brand new audacious blockbuster effort by Greoh Studios, the year was mixed but here we are with ten titles that we think you should definitely see when they become available anywhere near you. This year, neither a directors list nor performers of the year list will be published. Instead, we polled 20 critics on their Nollywood films…

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Sundance film festival has selected ‘Mami Wata’, C.J. “Fiery” Obasi’s black and white fantasy drama to premiere in the World Cinematic Dramatic Category, alongside 11 “other narrative features from emerging talents across the world offering fresh perspectives and inventive styles.” From Expansive Experiences and Genetic Roots to their Influence on Storytelling, Michael Omonua Gives Insight on Missing Pieces in Nollywood ‘Mami Wata’ Review: A Cinematic Triumph of Visual Splendor and Cultural Conflict Via Fiery Films Written and directed by Obasi, the independent film referred to as a West African folklore will begin its plunge into the eyes of cinephiles starting…

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Seun Afolabi (Yawa: Aja Colonel) has dropped first look images and posters for ATOKA, his coming-of-age drama based on an original story. The film will head on a festival run starting in January 2023, before an eventual release on a streaming service. The posters and images are below. Watch Teaser: ‘What No One Knows’ is a Tale of Sisterhood, Love and (In)justice Starring Adunni Ade and Tope Laguda ATOKA follows Wale (Soledayo Adegbite), a down-on-his-luck young man who relocates with his wife (Damilola Oni) to his hometown for a glimpse of hope, given the loss of his job in a…

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December ushers in a new set of potential Nollywood blockbusters that could set new records in cinemas, as filmmakers push to enjoy their slice of the holiday pie. Ayo Makun’s 2022 December offering is The Standup, Funke Akindele cooks in Battle on Buka Street, Toyin Abraham seeks vengeance in Ijakumo and Niyi Akinmolayan directs family comedy-drama Palava for Inkblot Studios. On the streaming front, 2021 Christmas in Miami makes its way to Amazon Prime Video, young adult series Far From Home premieres on Netflix, Crime and Justice Lagos lands on Showmax…and possibly Amazon Prime Video has a surprise release or…

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First look images have been released for L.I.F.E, a new film directed and written by Uyoyou Adia and starring Omowunmi Dada (Elesin Oba) and Efe Irele (Hey You!). ‘Finding Hubby’ Director Femi Ogunsanwo Readies ‘The Naija Job’, Crime Thriller Starring Antar Laniyan and Omowunmi Dada While details about the film mostly remain under wraps, we are introduced to our two female leads. Ema and Yinka, played by Omowunmi Dada and Efe Irele respectively, are not satisfied with their given career. They wish life would treat them differently until it does. Efe Irele.Efe Irele and Olarotimi FakunleSet image of L.I.F.EJaypaulz and…

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Winifred Iguwa Network (WIN) unveils the first look teaser for its short film 9TH FLOOR, written and directed by Winifred Iguwa, starring Ray Adeka (My Mama Na Ashawo), Chris Iheuwa (La Femme Anjola) and Chika Emma-Ogbangwo.  Official poster and writer-director Winifred Iguwa The plot of 9TH FLOOR follows a young man on a job interview and the adversities he faces despite his qualifications. The main character, simply known as The Nigga (played by Ray Adeka), goes for an interview for the Job he yearns for. Despite being disregarded as a misfit, he excels greatly at the task given because he…

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A trailer has been released for Finding Idara, a mystery drama web series that follows Inspector Uzo (Lolo Eremie) as she investigates the disappearance of Idara (Blessing Uzero) from a hike during NYSC orientation camp. Inspector Uzo questions people close to Idara as she deals with some past trauma. Belinda Yanga-Agedah on ‘Little Black Book’, Skill Set Shortage in Nollywood, and the Complexities of Directing Official poster Blessing Uzero (Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story) stars as the titular Idara. She is joined by Henri-Paul Eitokpah, Chibuzor Iheukwemere (The Rishantes), Lolo Eremie (Guynman), Winifred Owoferia, Precious Ani, and Funmilayo Osunsanya https://youtu.be/Xdc1Wh7fwzM Finding…

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Shooting has commenced on The Naija Job, a crime action thriller directed by Femi D. Ogunsanwo and written by Dare Olaitan (Ile Owo), starring Antar Laniyan and Omowunmi Dada (Ayinla). Ramsey Nouah to Direct Crime Thriller ‘Tokunbo’, With Gideon Okeke as Titular Lead Based on a story by Femi D. Ogunsanwo, who is working with Tunde Leye as story editor, The Naija Job will also star Bimbo Manuel (Gone), Joselyn Dumas (Glamour Girls), Baaj Adebule (Country Hard), Ade Laoye (Ayinla), Daniel K. Daniel (A Soldier’s Story), Teni Aladese (Superstar), Frank Donga (One Lagos Night), and Nonso Odogwu (AMCovenant). According to…

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