Author: Foluke Adarale

While February might be all about romance and love, March is promising a wave of exciting movies and series. If you’re curious about what Nollywood has in store for you this March, keep reading. Check out our list here: Anikulapo || March 1st  Saro is back in a new series by Kunle Afolayan. In a race against time to escape a bad fate, Saro travels back to the Oyo kingdom with a difficult task. The series brings back Kunle Remi, Bimbo Ademoye, Sola Sobowale, and Eyiyemi Afolayan, along with new cast members Owobo Ogunde, Layi Wasabi, Lateef Adedimeji, and Gabriel…

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As a rising talent, Sharon Rotimi is gaining recognition, captivating audiences with her captivating acting skills, one role at a time. Her upcoming solo performance, “All The Women in Me,” has her fans eagerly anticipating it. The play, titled ‘All The Women in Me,’ journeys into Rotimi’s life, showcasing her talent for storytelling. Rotimi draws inspiration from female stories found in ancient texts, often overlooked or underexplored. Written by Nneoma Edeh, the show references biblical events from a contemporary Nigerian perspective, highlighting the contrast between the past and present eras. In her statement, Rotimi explains that she aims to depict…

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Director: Biodun Stephen Writer: Frances Okeke Cast: Femi Adebayo, Abdularhamon Adedimeji, Lateef Adedimeji, Pamilerin Adegoke, Bimbo Ademoye, Idowu Adeyemi, Lilian Afegbai, Janet Aiyegbusi, Karen Ajimobi, Lillian Akpanta, Arielyn Bassek, Albert Bianca, Steven Chucks, Atteh Daniel I started watching Hotel Lambaba and all I can say is no, no, no!—I will lose my mind if it is what I think it is and guess what? We have another “A weekend to forget” yet again on our hands. We really need fresh ideas in the Nollywood industry and writers because it’s high time they come up with indigenous ideas and stop remaking…

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Director: Uyoyou Adia Writer: Uyoyou Adia Producer: Judith Audu-Foght Cast: Efe Irelee, Debo Adebayo, Omowunmi Dada, Olarotimi Fakunle, Eso Dike, Tope Olowoniyan, Jay Paul, Kate Adepegba, Mena Sodje, and Fehintola Olalekan The opening scenes of L.I.F.E. set the stage for life’s twists, with Omowumi Dada’s Ema and Efe Irele’s Yinka portraying characters yearning for different lives yet facing similar challenges.  The indigenous music adds depth, enhancing the theme of discontentment stealing joy. As suspense builds with the introduction of a mysterious woman, quite an interesting performances by the cast under Uyoyou Adia’s direction seamlessly blend English and Yoruba, engaging viewers…

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EK 782 Films, led by producers Enyi Omeruah and Stephen Strachan, has obtained the film and TV rights to Adesuwa O’man Nwokedi’s acclaimed novel, The Marriage Class. The novel is set in Lagos, Nigeria, and focuses on a group of couples navigating premarital counseling. Enyi Omeruah, a driving force behind EK 782 Films, praised Nwokedi’s storytelling, particularly her portrayal of modern-day Lagosian life. Nigeria is a society of hyper-transformation, Omeruah said. “Adesuwa brilliantly captures the dilemmas, anxieties, and difficulties of relationships and marriage in the most exciting city in the world.” The acquisition of The Marriage Class is a significant…

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Showmax is stirring excitement with the release of the teaser for its upcoming romcom, The Counsellor, amid the Valentine’s Day buzz. Set to premiere on February 12, 2024, this feel-good film offers a delightful escape just in time for the season of love. Starring Teniola Aladese and David Eyo as the endearing duo Aisha and Gbenro, respectively, The Counsellor presents a fresh perspective on love, heartbreak, and second chances. Nursing wounds from past heartaches, they unexpectedly find themselves on a non-refundable getaway originally planned with their now-ex partners. As they navigate their unconventional journey, aided by Gbenro’s meddling yet well-intentioned…

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Nollywood and the Kazakhstani film scene have teamed up for the first time to produce Adam BOL, an action-packed comedy promising laughter and cultural insights. Directed by Nigerian filmmaker Cheta Chukwu and Kazakhstani filmmaker Almaz Alimzhanov, Adam BOL follows the escapades of three adventurous Kazakhstani men. Their journey to America takes an unexpected turn with an emergency landing in Nigeria, leading to a series of misadventures that challenge their beliefs and spark personal growth. Set in vibrant Lagos, the film captures the essence of Nigerian and Kazakhstani cultures. As the protagonists navigate the chaotic streets of West Africa, they strive…

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Directed by: Odunlade Adekola Cast: Femi Adebayo, Odunlade Adekola, Kemi Afolabi, Woli Agba (as Ayo Ajewole), Bolaji Amusan, Shaffy Bello, Jide Kosoko, Ayo Mogaji, Dele Odule, Segun Ogungbe, Ireti Osayemi, Ibrahim Yekini Produced by: Odunlade Adekola Released date: 23rd July, 2023 Where to watch: Prime Videos  Now that Orisa is available on Prime, you might want to watch the Yoruba epic directed by yours truly, Odunlade Adekola.  The movie was originally released at the cinema on July 23rd, 2023 and surprisingly did better than Barbie and Oppenheimer in the Nigerian box office. This fact made me wonder if it was…

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In a display of upcoming content, Netflix left no stone unturned at its ‘Get Ready for What’s Next’ event on February 1. Among the headline-makers was the revelation of plot details for Kemi Adetiba’s much-anticipated series, ‘To Kill a Monkey.’ This disclosure comes months after the conclusion of filming in October and has ignited a fervor among fans eager for a glimpse into the storyline. Check out BTS of Kemi Adetiba’s project: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Kemi Adetiba (@kemiadetiba) The synopsis offers a an alluring preview: “Efemini, a down-on-his-luck everyman, experiences a…

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In the intricate world of filmmaking, titles often hold the essence of a project, containing its spirit and purpose. For Kunle Afolayan, the acclaimed Nigerian filmmaker, the journey from the initial concept to the Netflix sensation “Anikulapo” was an unexpected evolution. The roots of this unconventional journey trace back to a gathering nine years ago at Afolayan’s home in the heart of Ibadan. A cadre of creatives and scholars, including writer Tunde Babalola and Professor Tunji Azeez, congregated for a brainstorming session centered around a series titled “ODU.” This envisioned epic saga set in the Oyo Empire, comparable to the…

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