Netflix Releases Trailer for Original YA Series “Far From Home”

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Following the announcement of Netflix’s first Nigerian Young Adult series Far From Home, the world’s leading entertainment service today released the official trailer for the eagerly anticipated show.

Created by Chinaza Onuzo and Dami Elebe, with the latter serving as head writer, Far From Home is on course to launch globally and exclusively on Netflix from 16th December 2022.

The five-episode series follows protagonist Ishaya, whose laser focus on achieving his dreams takes him to the glitzy prestigious A-level school Wilmer Academy where the trappings of wealth will prove irresistible. However, underneath the shiny façade of the well-heeled, lies danger and deception with Ishaya’s reality refusing to stay buried. 

The series features an eclectic mix of Nollywood’s formidable talents the likes of Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD), Bimbo Akintola, and Carol King alongside rising stars Mike Afolarin, Genoveva Umeh, and Natse Jemide. 

Cast & Crew

Production Company: Inkblot Productions

Creators: Chinaza Onuzo & Dami Elebe

Executive Producers: Chinaza Onuzo, Zulu Oyibo, Damola Ademola and Erika Klopper

Directors: Catherine Stewart, Kayode Kasum, Kenneth Gyang

Producer: Isioma Osaje

Head Writer: Dami Elebe

Writers: Dami Elebe, Nk’iru Njoku, Chiemeka Osuagwu, Jola Ayeye and Abosi Ogba.

Key Cast: Mike Afolarin, Elma Mbadiwe, Genoveva Umeh, Gbubemi Ejeye, Olumide Oworu, Natse Jemide, Ruby P. Okezie, Emeka Nwagbaraocha, Raymond Umenze, Tomi Ojo, Moshood Fattah, Funke Akindele, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Adesua Etomi-Wellington, Bolanle Ninalowo, Bucci Franklin, Bimbo Akintola, Linda Ejiofor, Chioma Akpotha, Femi Branch, Carol King and Ufuoma Mcdermott.

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