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John Boyega To Produce South African Crime Thriller, ‘God is Good’

John Boyega is certainly starting the new year with a bang! The British-Nigerian actor announced yesterday that he will executive…

In Knock Out Blessing, Dare Olaitan Throws the Right Punches

“What is a good film to you?” Nollywood indie film director, Imoh Umoren, asked on Twitter. I replied “A film…
Liesl Tommy to direct Aretha Franklin Biopic

South African Director Liesl Tommy, Tapped to Direct Aretha Franklin Biopic, ‘Respect’

Metro Goldwyn Layers Pictures(MGM Pictures) has enlisted South African Director, Liesl Tommy to direct its Aretha Franklin biopic, Respect. The…

Ahead of its 2019 Edition, AMAA Requests Film Submissions that Engage the Narrative

The African Movie Academy Awards hosted by the African Film Academy, requests film submissions ahead of its 15th edition with…
Siempre Bruja

Watch The Official Trailer for Netflix’s Teen Witch Drama, ‘Siempre Bruja’

With the upcoming release of Netflix Original Siempre Bruja, there’s a new teen witch on the roster, and she’s a time-traveling…
Folake Olowofoyeku

Folake Olowofoyeku To Star In New Comedy From The Makers of ‘The Big Bang Theory’

Folake Olowofoyeku has been cast in the title role opposite Billy Gardell(Mike & Molly) in CBS multi-camera comedy pilo tBob Hearts Abishola.  The British-Nigerian…
Abraham Attah

‘Beasts of No Nation’ star, Abraham Attah To Star In Nigerian Immigrant Drama ‘Tasmanian Devil’

We will be seeing Ghana’s own Abraham Attah on the big screen telling a poignant, relatable story this year. In 2015, Netflix’s…

Cynthia Erivo Shortlisted For the 2019 BAFTA Rising Star Award

Cynthia Erivo — the British-Nigerian actress and singer who is just an Oscar shy of an EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony)…

Lionheart Is Genevieve’s Heartfelt Love Letter To Eastern Nigeria

In Genevieve Nnaji's directorial debut, Lionheart, she tells a story that is richly Nigerian – to be specific, richly Igbo…
David Oyelowo

David Oyelowo and Oprah To Co-Direct Disney’s ‘The Water Man’

From Chiwetel Ejiofor’s The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind to Adewale Akinnuoye Agbaje’s visceral Farming, and Genevieve Nnaji’s Lionheart, said…
Sade Adu

Sade’s ‘The Big Unknown’ Shortlisted For The Oscar’s ‘Best Original Song’ Category

The Oscar’s shortlist for Best Original Song has been revealed and the legendary Sade got a nod for her contribution to…

Udoka Oyeka’s Short Film ‘Las Gidi Vice’ Is About Sexual Offenders Paying For Their Crimes

Udoka Oyeka has a released a new short film, Las Gidi Vice which is currently available for viewing on YouTube.…
Lion King 2019

These Are The Films We’re Looking Forward to the Most in 2019

2019 is creeping closer on the calendar every day, and in the world of box office, it’s never too early…

These Films By African Directors Are Set To Premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival

The Sundance Film Festival over many years has turned out to be one of the most influential festival events for independent…
Omoni Oboli

Omoni Oboli & AY To Make Hollywood In Animated Movie, ‘Elliot: the Littlest Reindeer’

It’s almost Christmas and we foresee a lot of mediocre, animated Christmas-themed movies premiering soon, getting a pass, and racking up…