Saturday, September 8, 2018
Genevieve Nnaji Makes History for #Nollywood!
Famous Nollywood diva, Genevieve Nnaji has made history for the Nigerian film industry!
Accorfing the Hollywood Reporter
@THR, Netflix has acquired its first movie from Nigeria. The streaming giant on Friday said it has picked up the world rights to "Lionheart", the directorial debut of Genevieve Nnaji which had a world premiere at the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival in Canada, #TIFF18.
Netflix said, “Lionheart marks the first Netflix original film from Nigeria.”
The film was produced by The Entertainment Network. The sale was brokered by MPM Premium, and represents the first ever Nigerian sale to Netflix.
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