The Nigerian entertainment industry has been growing over the years with great records of positive growth and outreach with its music reaching far and near leading all those who gave listened to it to be locked and tuned to the undeniable awesome beats, definitely the movie and cinematic aspect of the industry too could not be left behind as a great number of the Nollywood movies and productions are becoming the new Zeeworld and the new Telemundo of the world.
Netflix as a platform for all that is cinematographic and great has acquired ten new Nigerian movies in which five out of them are already airing while the rest will be aired as of December.
How about we hint you on the hot ones so you can stay tuned and glued for the best that Nollywood has to offer you on Netflix.
Crazy People is one that would definitely bring you to tears with laughter, mere checking the name and you know it’s going to be crazy as the popular actor Ramsey Nouah is seen playing the role of a famous Nollywood star, who returns to the industry after a year’s break to track down and tackle his impersonator. The movie is produced and directed by Moses Inwang, starring Chioma “Chigul” Omerua, Sola Sobowale, Ireti Doyle, Monalisa Chinda, Desmond Elliot and Kunle Afolayan.
Talk about unending comedy in the Lagos Real Fake Life which depicts the fake lifestyle that is portrayed by a great number of Lagosians. Directed by Mike Ezuruonye it has a wide variety of actors bound to crack you up such as Odunlade Adekola, Emmanuella, Josh 2 funny, Nedu Wazobia, Mercy Aigbe, Nonso Diobi, Annie Idibia, IK Ogbonna, MC Lively and Efe Irele.
When we talk of moral lessons with a hilarious plot Payday is just the perfect movie to suit it. The storyline tells the story of two flatmates and best friends, who see divine blessing in the death of their landlord and begin to squander their rent. The sudden surfacing of the landlord’s daughter with her request for their rents sends the ladies into an overnight ultimate search to recover the money for their rent before the expiration of their 24-hours deadline. Written and directed by Cheta Chukwu with a splendid production by Orwi Manny Ameh, the movie features the big guns of Nollywood like Zack Orji, former Big Brother Naija contestant Bisola Aiyeola, Baaj Adebule, Mawuli Gavor, Frank Adekunle, and Meg Otanwa.
Imagine getting involved accidentally in a reality show mix-up with a famous Nigerian infamous and notorious Cartel, well that is exactly what goes on in Accidental Spy starring Rahama Sadau, AY Makun, Ramsey Nouah, Thenjiwe Moseley, Bryan Okwara, Michael Lumb, Christine Allado, Ayo Makun and Miguel A. Nunez and others.
This is an action packed and possibly comical movie starring T-Boss, Segun Arinze, Sambasa Nzeribe, Femi Adebayo, Sunkami Bahlofin, Emeka Okoye, Smart Conrad, Moc Madu, Kemi Michaels, Edosa Osawe and Amake Ojieh. In The Island, the storyline follows a colonel of the Nigerian army who overhears a business deal transaction on weapons between an unknown terrorist and an agent. Definitely an action packed movie that you shouldn’t miss.
For the five upcoming movies as from December 6, Netflix would be having Nana Island Ghost, Celebrity Marriage, Slow Country, Wives on Strike and Wives in Strike: The Revolution. It’s all a variety of non-stop comedy, action and good Nigerian spirit on Netflix.