Chadwick Boseman up for posthumous Oscars…see full list

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed the nominees for the 2021 Oscars on Monday after an unprecedented year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. But it was unprecedented for another reason, too: This year’s showing includes a record number…

*Lagos court fines 172 arrested at Cubana nightclub N6.8m (Punch)*Sanwo-Olu commissions refurbished Ajeromi council secretariat (Vanguard)

Lagos court fines 172 arrested at Cubana nightclub N6.8m (Punch) A mobile court sitting at the Lagos State Task Force on Environmental and Special Offences Enforcement Unit in Oshodi has convicted 172 persons arrested by the state police command for…

“Tiger King” star Jeff Lowe sued over ‘inhumane treatment’ of animals

Jeff Lowe, who appeared in Tiger King and took over the zoo featured in the Netflix hit, has been accused by the US government of cruelty to animals there. The Department of Justice has sued Mr Lowe and his wife…

Zoe Saldana, Ryan Reynolds and Jennifer Garner team up for Netflix’s “The Adam Project”

Zoe Saldana has signed up to star opposite Ryan Reynolds and Jennifer Garner in Netflix’s upcoming movie The Adam Project.  The film will see Ryan star as a pilot who uses ‘rudimentary time-travel technology to reunite with a younger version…

Falz rises from grass to grace in “Quam’s Money”

Following the announcement of its partnership with Netflix, Inkblot Productions is set to release its next feature film titled, ‘Quam’s Money’. The action comedy, which is a co-production by Inkblot, FilmOne Entertainment and House 21, follows the exploits of security-guard-turned-multimillionaire,…

James Bond’s “No Time To Die” ‘could be released on streaming services’ after lengthy delays

James Bond’s No Time To Die could be released on streaming services – with Apple TV and Netflix in the mix – after a string of delays. The upcoming film, which marks Daniel Craig’s last outing as the spy, was…

With Oloture, we wanted to make a hard-hitting film that would grab people’s attention– Kenneth Gyang

Kenneth Gyang has always had a deft directorial touch from his first feature, Confusion Na Wa to his latest, Oloture, produced by Mo Abudu and EbonyLife films and which made its debut on October 2 on the streaming platform Netflix.…

Oloture: When the storyteller becomes the story – Toni Kan

here is a certain sadness that settles upon you at the end of Oloture; It is sadness hewn out of despair, an inexorable and crushing Sisyphean weight. Kenneth Gyang’s directorial flourish is magisterial as he helms a film that is…

Leadership, advocacy in film in Africa and the power of authenticity – Femi Odugbemi

I think we must begin this conversation by recognising that we live in a golden age of storytelling where the world is ready to embrace African stories of Africa and by Africans. There’s an openness to the nuances of our…

Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington joining forces for new Netflix movie

Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington are teaming up again for a brand new Netflix movie titled Leave The World Behind. Netflix has reportedly won the rights to the movie, based on an upcoming Rumaan Alam novel, and Julia and Denzel…

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