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…

*8 Lagos cops detained for extorting social media influencer (Punch) *Group sensitises Lagos youths on dangers of drug abuse (Guardian)

8 Lagos cops detained for extorting social media influencer (Punch) The Lagos State Police Command has arrested eight police personnel for their alleged involvement in the assault and extortion of a social media influencer, Olumide Bakare. Confirming the arrest, the…

‘Your Excellency’ makes a splash on Netflix

Your Excellency, one of Nollywood’s highest-grossing movies by EbonyLife Films, creators and producers of Fifty, The Wedding Party movies, The Royal Hibiscus Hotel and Chief Daddy, is now streaming worldwide on Netflix. The political satire released December last year, tells…

Charles Granville’s ‘Locked’ comes on Netflix

After a resoundingly successful run at the cinemas in 2019, Locked, Charles Granville’s psychotic-thriller will be showing on Netflix to audiences all over the world. The screening starts on Tuesday, June 30, 2020. Starring some of the best acts in…

Hana Kimura, Japanese wrestler and Netflix star, dead at 22

Hana Kimura, the Japanese pro wrestler who starred in Netflix’s Terrace House, has died. She was 22. Kimura’s death was confirmed Friday by Stardom Wrestling, which promotes pro women’s wrestling in Japan. The organization didn’t give a cause of death,…

Netflix sign-ups jump during coronavirus lockdowns

Netflix has seen subscriber numbers surge this year, as lockdowns around the world keep people at home where they want to be entertained. Almost 16 million people created accounts in the first three months of the year, the firm said.…

Covid-19 bad news is good news for Netflix

…now has 160 million subscribers globally and valued more than ExxonMobil Netflix has become a more valuable company than the US oil giant ExxonMobil , as the streaming service benefits from increased viewing of television and films during coronavirus lockdowns. Shares in the…

Disney Plus racks up 50m subscribers in five months

Disney’s new video streaming service has hit more than 50 million subscribers since its launch five months ago. When Disney Plus last announced viewing figures in February it had reached 26.5 million subscribers. Since then, this has almost doubled as…

*Lagos has discharged 31 out of 120 COVID-19 cases (DailyTrust) *Heavy traffic in Lekki as Lagos residents flout lockdown (Punch)

Lagos has discharged 31 out of 120 COVID-19 cases (DailyTrust) Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that a total of 31 people have fully recovered from COVID-19 in Lagos and they have been…

Tiger King reflects our world back to us – one run by megalomaniacs and amateurs

I was so close to petitioning our government to include an edict in that pandemic stimulus package to force Netflix to please, for once, create some original programming that isn’t on the spectrum between mediocre to appalling. Our broken and…

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