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‘Nollywood Not Close To 50% Perfect,’ Nigerians Rate Movie Production

We enjoy most of the movies produced by the Nollywood industry as they help us relax after a very long day. While some Nigerians commend the efforts of the actors who put in their possible best to bring out the beauty of the movies, others cannot help but spot some errors being made in movies produced in the country. Some see these errors as a turn off and tend to not want to watch locally made movies because they expect the movies to measure up to the standard of Hollywood movies. Notwithstanding, some Nigerians

It’s Unfair To Compare Nollywood To Hollywood – Okey Bakassi

Ace comedian and actor, Okey Bakassi, says it is unfair to compare Nigeria’s movie industry to its American counterpart. He disclosed this while speaking on the sidelines of the premiere of Avengers: Endgame organised by the US consulate at Filmhouse Cinema, Oniru, Lagos. According to him, it’s unfair to compare Nollywood to Hollywood because Hollywood has had many years of experience. He said: “Nollywood is doing an amazing job of telling African stories, specifically Nigerian stories. Nobody else can tell it

9 Nigerian American Actors And Actresses In Hollywood

While many of Nigerian movie stars are working in Nollywood, some of them decided to pursue their career in the United States and act in American movies. Nowadays, they have earned respect among Hollywood actors, directors, and producers, and starred in some high-budget Hollywood films In the entertainment industry today, there are several famous blacks that are excellent in their arts. people sometimes assume they are black Americans, or from other parts of Africa, but the facts remains, some of these actors are also

Nigerian Hollywood Actor Aspires To Become First Black James Bond

British-Nigerian actor, David Oyelowo, has made known his desire to become the first black James Bond. The filmmaker said during a chat with The Times, that the significance of him playing the role is not lost on him. According to Oyelowo, playing a character like James Bond would “expand horizons” and it will give a generation of black youngsters a superhero to identify with. He said: “The significance of someone like me playing a role like James Bond is not lost on me. It is going to be something that will expand

Three Nollywood Films Selected For Hollywood Exhibition

Three Nollywood films have been selected for showcase at the 2019 edition of ‘Nollywood in Hollywood’ scheduled to hold on March 22 and 23 in Hollywood California, USA. The movies to be showcased are, Lionheart, King of Boys and Up North. The second edition of the event is jointly organized by O2A Media, School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California and The American Cinemateque, operators of the historic Egyptian Theater. The event is said to begin with a red carpet and a screening at the…

Video: AY, Omoni Oboli Star In Hollywood Xmas Film

Comedian AY Makun and actress, Omoni Oboli, will make their debut in a Hollywood animation film, “Elliott: The Littlest Reindeer”. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the characters voiced in the film scheduled to premiere on December 14, remain unknown. The Christmas-themed film also features Hunger Games star, Josh Hutcherson, Dead pool actress, Morena Baccarin, Jeff Dunham, Martin Short and John Cleese. The animation follows Blitzen- one of Santa’s sleigh-pulling reindeers- announcing his retirement on…

‘Game Of Thrones’ Wins Big At 2018 Emmys

“Game of Thrones” and “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” won the top prizes at the Emmy awards on Monday on a night of upsets for the highest honors in television and a triumph for streaming services. Dystopian female show “The Handmaid’s Tale” and FX’s surreal hip-hop comedy “Atlanta” were the biggest losers, taking none of the most prestigious awards and making a disappointing night for stars Elisabeth Moss and Donald Glover. HBO’s medieval fantasy “Game of Thrones” won a total of nine Emmys, including technical awards for…

Nigerian Lady Takes America’s Fashion Scene By Storm

Nuciano is a Seattle, USA-based luxury handbag label that offers today's modern woman a freedom of expression of her taste in uncompromised high quality and luxury handbags without the usual exorbitant price tags. A brainchild of Mrs. Joy Egbejimba; Nuciano which is derived from the word "Nnukachiano" resonates the freedom for the woman to Believe & Express herself and her independence. From desk-to-dinner, the select curated collection features elegant designs that come with a variety of fierce colour options;…

Barack And Michelle Obama Sign Multi-Year Agreement With Netflix

Barack and Michelle Obama will work both in front of and behind the camera in a multi-year production deal with Netflix. The unique pact was announced on Monday. The first content from the Obamas will appear in 2019 at the earliest, according to a person involved in the deal. Netflix did not specify a timeline. But the company's announcement of the deal said "the Obamas will produce a diverse mix of content, including the potential for scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries and features."…

Robert Downey Jr Received $1.5m Per Minute For ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Role

Hollywood actor Robert Downey Jr, was allegedly paid $10 million (N3,607,194,530.08) for his role in Spider-Man: Homecoming. The actor was said to have been paid roughly $1.5 million for each minute that he was seen on the screen. According to reports, the 53-year-old actor who has played the character of Tony Stark in Iron Man since 2008, appeared in the Marvel movie for eight minutes and made a profit of $10 million. Speaking on filming the movie in a previous interview, Downey Jr said: ‘I genuinely had a blast. I…