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British Actor, Idris Elba Depicts Nigerian DJ In Netflix New Series

British actor, Idris Elba has taken up a character of an old-school Nigerian D.J, Charlie in a Netflix new series “Turn up Charlie.” The new series made its debut on Netflix March 15, 2019. Nigerian British actor and writer, Femi Oyeniran jointly wrote the British web series alongside Laura Neal, Victoria Asare-Archer, and Georgia Lester. Oyeniran wrote episode 5 of ‘Turn Up Charlie,’ which was directed by Matt Lipsey. The movie depicts “Charlie who is 20 years past his lone hit and too ashamed to tell his!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Genevieve’s ‘Lionheart’ Screened At Bonhams African Art In London

Nigerian Nollywood star, Genevieve Nnaji's ‘Lionheart’ was screened at Bonhams African Art Gallery in London. The screening held during the 2019 International Women’s Day celebration. Recall that ‘Lionheart’ premiered at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival in Ontario, Canada, and was acquired and released worldwide by Netflix on January 4, making it the first Netflix original film produced in Nigeria. The movie which was screened for the first time at the festival on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 depicts a story!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Highest Grossing Nollywood Movies Of All Time

Nigerian entertainment industry is visibly improving by the day as it gains global recognition. Genevieve Nnaji, reportedly earned $3.8million (N1,385,100,000) after Netflix bought her movie “Lion Heart” amongst other blockbuster movies getting millions from its project. Below are the Top 5 Highest Grossing Nollywood Movies of all time… all directed and produced by Nigerians. 1. Lionheart (N1,051,297,231 Billion) Lionheart is a 2018 Nigerian movie produced by Chinny Onwugbenu and directed by Genevieve Nnaji. It…

‘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…

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."…

Netflix Adds Support for HDR Contents on Windows 10

Netflix will be adding support for High Dynamic Range (HDR)encoded contents on its Windows app and Microsoft Edge Browser, the American entertainment company has announced. Although the announcement is a welcomed development for users with premium plans, getting Netflix HDR10 encoded content on Windows will also require a capable Windows 10 computer running on Intel 7th generation and higher CPUs The announcement on Netflix Tech Blog also promised to extend the HDR and 4K features to other browsers. In the PC world, it…

Sexual Assault: House of Cards Production Suspends Kevin Spacey

U.S. Entertainment Company Netflix, has halted the production of the sixth season of TV series House of Cards, as its lead actor Kevin Spacey, was accused of committing sexual assault on a 14-year-old boy. The decision was announced in a joint statement by Netflix and Media Rights Capital (MRC), a production company that makes the series. “MRC and Netflix have decided to suspend production on House of Cards season six, until further notice, to give us time to review the current situation and to address any concerns of…

Barcelona Confirm Official Twitter Account Hacked As Club ‘Announce’ Signing Of Angel Di Maria

FC Barcelona confirmed its Twitter accounts were hacked early Wednesday morning after a message appeared welcoming Paris Saint-Germain's Angel Di Maria to the Catalonia based Club. August 2017 has not been a good month for FC Barcelona. After losing Neymar to Paris Saint Germain in a record-breaking transfer, they suffered humbling defeats to bitter rivals Real Madrid across two legs of Supercopa de Espana within five days. And things only got worse later as the club's official Twitter account sent out a tweet saying,…

Facebook Rolls Out ‘Watch’, A TV-like Video Service

In an obvious move to take on rivals such as YouTube and Netflix, social media giant, Facebook has rolled out “watch”. The TV-like video service will offer professionally produced shows the avenue to interact socially with their audience while leveraging the Facebook community. Facebook chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, while making the announcement on Wednesday, described the new platform as "a place where you can discover shows your friends are watching and follow your favorite shows and creators so you don't miss…

Facebook To Start TV Series, Game Shows

Facebook will soon start production of high-quality television series and gaming shows to be broadcast on its platform, one of the social media giant’s executives said on Monday. The online platform, which has around two billion monthly users worldwide, is working on the project with a small group of partners and hopes to start putting out episodes of its forthcoming series by the end of the summer.Nick Grudin, the vice president for media partnerships revealed this, confirming a report in the Wall Street Journal.“Our goal…
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