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At Actress Belinda Effah’s mother’s surprise 60th birthday reception

When sisters, Belinda Effah, Fiona, Daisy Obi, and  Cynthia Ekanem decided to treat their mum to a Makeover and dinner on her 60th birthday she had no idea it would include a room full of over 20 of her friends, family and well wishers! The sexagenarian who was looking at least twenty years younger was …

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Nollywood action thriller ‘No way out’ set for Cinema screening

Hot new Nollywood thriller ‘No way out’ is set to screen in cinemas later in the year and features actors Wole Ojo, Sambasa, Uru Eke, Shawn Faqua and Sambasa. The Dreamflite Global Productions Limited presentation is written and produced by Bola Aduwo who brings her wealth of experience as a …

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Ruth Negga Talks ‘Loving’

She plays Mildred Loving, a black woman whose anger over being banished from Virginia for marrying a white man led to a landmark Supreme Court ruling. For the Ethiopian-Irish actress, it was a role she couldn’t refuse. “I hadn’t heard of Richard and Mildred before and was completely fascinated, not only …

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David Oyelowo: “As a Nigerian, I’m frustrated By How Little We See of the Real Face Of Africa In Western Movies.”

Finding actors to play characters based on real people is never an easy fete, but director Mira Nair’s first choice for the role of Robert Katende in Disney’s “Queen of Katwe” was David Oyelowo. “David is a chameleon,” says Nair. “He allows himself to disappear into whichever role he is …

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Parker Sawyers: “It’s an honor to play Obama on screen”

Parker Sawyers who plays the president in the movie “Southside with You” can’t wait for Barack Obama to see the film. The actor, who bears an uncanny physical resemblance to Obama, does a great impersonation of the president and won the role over roughly three dozen other candidates. But if …

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Usher Plays Sugar Ray Leonard in “Hands of Stone”

Challenging himself creatively and testing musical boundaries are characteristics that have defined Usher’s career since he was first discovered 20 years ago. One of the best-selling artists in American music history, he has sold over 65 million albums worldwide. For the eight time Grammy Award winner, playing the iconic boxer …

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Sudden Exit of Nollywood Veterans

The recent death of Jab Adu, Sam Agbebi and Mike Odiachi has cast a gloomy shadow on the ubiquitous Nollywood industry in Africa. Mike Odiachi died at the General Hospital, Ikorodu on February 15, while Joseph Adu, popularly known as Jab Adu, one of the few surviving actors in popular …

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An insight to Nollywood Movies by Newsweek

The Nigerian ‘Nollywood’ film industry is the world’s third-largest. Nigerian movies are ubiquitous across Africa and the industry is prolific, pumping out around 50 full-length movies per week. Many outside of Africa have never had the chance to experience Nollywood’s charms. But now that streaming service Netflix has launched in Nigeria, …

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