Beverly Naya plays an overzealous Detective in the trailer for Across the Rising Sun

In the trailer for Across the Rising Sun, we see Beverly Naya like never before. She is not playing her usual vixen role; here, she plays Nnaji Diallo, an overzealous detective with a vendetta. This year, Naya has been making creative decisions that push her away from the stereotypical roles she has been cast in. […]

5 Times Biodun Stephen Charmed Nollywood with her Writing Prowess

Ever since her debut hit, The Visit, Biodun Stephen has consistently shown she is one of the most charming screenwriters operating in the romance genre in Nollywood. She writes relatable, engaging stories with themes of love, abuse, grief and faith. The London Film Academy graduate started as an actor, appearing in popular TV projects such […]

The Trailer for Niyi Akinmolayan’s The Set Up is a sumptuous affair

Inkblot Productions have released the official trailer for The Set Up, their upcoming, star-studded drama. Adesua kicking ass, Jim Iyke being the charismatic bad boy that wooed us all in the 2000s! We are here for it all. And then there is the sweet cinematography of Mohammed Atta Ahmed, who conveyed visually the message of […]

Netflix Acquires Kunle Afolayan’s Upcoming Movie, ‘Mokalik’

Netflix isn’t slowing down on its acquisition of Nigerian films. The streaming giant, which recently bought the global rights to Genevieve’s Lionheart and Niyi Akinmolayan’s Chief Daddy, has just acquired Kunle Afolayan’s Mokalik alongside other pictures of the Nollywood director. At the French + Nigeria Cinema Days, a 2-day event hosted by the French Embassy […]

The Need For Hope In A World Gone Crazy, And Some Preparation

Do you know the saying: “expect the best, prepare for the worst”? In a world where nationalism is on the rise, the internet seems to be solely focused on selling your data to companies, where some even suggest we are living in a “post-truth” era, it might seem easier just to give up and despair. […]

Coming from Insanity: An Exhilarating Crime Thriller That Fails To Reach Full Potential

It is no news that the bulk of Nollywood films are products of safe filmmaking. Mostly happy romantic tales with lots of jovial scenes, making our films monotonous and tiring. It is this void that makes Coming from Insanity, with all its faults, exciting. It is a story we yearn for but don’t get to […]

Watch the first Teaser for Oloture, Kenneth Gyang’s film on Human Trafficking

Ahead of its LA screening today at the Creative Artist Agency (CAA) headquarters, Mo Abudu, who executively produced and is credited for the film’s story, shared the first teaser for Oloture. The film, which tells the sad travails of Nigerian women trafficked and forced into prostitution, had its first private screening at the Filmhouse IMAX […]

Mad About You: An Enjoyable romcom that satirizes celebrity culture

Mad About You wastes no time in telling you it is focused on the glam and vile of celebrity. In the opening scene, Dami (Blossom Chukwujekwu), an A-list Nollywood actor, proposes to his girlfriend, Nkechi (Linda Osifo), another Nollywood actress on a beach, and the moment is captured by a camera crew. You know celebrity […]

Watch The Trailer for Under: a Crime-Drama That Explores Abuse of Domestic Helps

The abuse domestic helps suffer is explored in this trailer for Under, a crime-drama miniseries created by Ifeoma Chukwuogo (Bariga Sugar) starring Tope Tedela in a lead role. Set around the intersection of politics, abuse, and crime, Under tells a story survival, love, good vs evil, and justification for doing evil to survive. Gift, a young […]

Five Nollywood Films Based on Real Life Events.

Biopics and historical films based on real-life events are not common in Nollywood, and when you watch a film like The Darkest Hour, you crave a Moshood Abiola (MKO) biopic; a series like Ava Duverney’s gut-wrenching When They See Us makes you want to see the story of the ALUU Four on the big screen […]

The Highest Grossing Nollywood Films in 2019 (So Far)

It has been a poor year thus far for Nigerian films at the box office. At present, no Nigerian film has grossed over 30 million Naira yet. The highest grossing Nollywood film in 2019 made just ₦26 million. In contrast, over ten Hollywood films have made a minimum of ₦30 million from our cinemas, five […]

Watch Adesua Etomi Play a Henchman in the First Teaser for The Set Up

It seems Adesua Etomi-Wellington is going to own 2019. We just saw her handle guns and swords and kick ass in the action-packed trailer for Muna, and in the teaser for The Set Up, she is playing a henchman alongside Kehinde Bankole for a supposed crime matriarch. The Set Up, directed by Niyi Akinmolayan (Chief […]

Watch Adesua Etomi kick ass in the action packed trailer for Muna

‘Muna’ is the story of a spirited girl raised by her grandmother; the last surviving member of their family. Muna’s driving desire to provide a better life for herself and grandmother in the land of milk and honey leads to shady characters that will change the trajectory. Landing her smack dab into the hands of […]