Movies

‘Fate of Alakada’ cinema release date

Months after its Covid-19 influenced cancellation, the highly anticipated new ‘Alakada’ instalment, ‘Fate of Alakada’, now has a release date. Toyin Abraham confirmed via an Instagram post that the comedy flick will premiere in cinemas on October 1. “Fate of Alakada is hitting all cinemas in Nigeria on the 1st of October, Independence Day, oya …

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Kunle Afolayan’s ‘Citation’ to debut on Netflix in November

Kunle Afolayan’s highly anticipated film, ‘Citation’ finally has a release date following Covid-19 influenced delays. Originally billed for an August 2020 theatrical release, ‘Citation’ will now reportedly make a straight to VOD release. According to a Twitter announcement, the upcoming film will make its Netflix debut on November 6. ‘Citation’ follows the story of Moremi, …

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Emmy Awards 2020: Jimmy Kimmel kicks off virtual ceremony

The 72nd Primetime Emmys are under way in Los Angeles, with comedian Jimmy Kimmel hosting the ceremony. Succession, Ozark, Watchmen, Schitt’s Creek and The Marvelous Mrs Maisel are among the nominated shows this year. The usual star-studded event has been scrapped amid the coronavirus pandemic, so winners will accept their awards at home, or wherever …

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Janelle Monáe Knows Her New Movie ‘Antebellum’ Will ‘Trigger’

Each shot in Antebellum is meticulously framed and gorgeously lit for optimum cinematic appeal. That so many of those shots are of Black bodies being beaten and lynched, hung and raped and otherwise brutalized is a fact that has and will prove divisive among viewers. The thriller, from writer-director duo Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz, …

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FilmOne To Distribute Disney Films In West Africa

Nigerian film distributor, FilmOne Entertainment, has signed an exclusive theatrical distribution agreement with The Walt Disney Company Africa to distribute the Disney film slate in Nigeria, Ghana, and Liberia. The deal, which came into effect on September 1, covers titles from all of the Walt Disney Studios divisions, which include Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney …

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Davido Confirms Hollywood Debut In ‘Coming To America 2′

Nigerian music act David Adeleke more popularly known as, Davido has confirmed as being cast in the sequel to the hit Hollywood movie, ‘Coming to America 2’. On Monday, the pop singer and songwriter replied with “Can’t wait!” to a tweet by an entertainment account that announced he was featured in the sequel to the …

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BBNaija BrightO snags debut film role with Chinyere Wilfred

Barely two weeks after BrightO’s eviction from the ongoing Lockdown season and the ex-housemate is set to kick start a career in Nollywood. The reality star confirmed his debut film role in ‘Spellbond’, a film produced and directed by veteran actress, Chinyere Wilfred. He shared the exciting news via Instagram on September 10, 2020 with …

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Viewers call on NETFLIX to cancel controversial film ‘Cuties’

Controversial French film “Cuties” — about a young Senegalese girl in Paris who joins a “free-spirited dance clique” to escape family dysfunction — has spawned a new backlash against Netflix by critics who allege it goes over the line in portraying children in a sexualized manner. The hashtag “#CancelNetflix” was the No. 1 trending topic …

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Batman filming paused after Robert Pattinson ‘tests positive for coronavirus’

Filming for The Batman has been suspended again, days after it resumed following the coronavirus lockdown. The pause in filming, confirmed by Warner Bros, is because lead actor Robert Pattinson has tested positive for the virus, according to US media. Warner Bros said a member of the production team was self-isolating but it did not …

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New series to look out for this September on DStv Premium

With full access to sports, movies, award shows, TV shows and so much more. This month is packed essentially with new series and movie titles for your utmost entertainment. Here are new series to expect on M-Net channel 101: Inconceivable (Starts 3 Sept) Inconceivable is the story of two women who’ve been best friends since …

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