Netflix acquires Mekwunye’s film “One Lagos Night”


By Wisdom Deji-Folutile

Streaming giant Netflix has acquired exclusive rights to “One Lagos Night”, a film produced by Nigerian filmmaker Ekene Som Mekwunye.

The film will be released on May 29.

The American on-demand content platform has recently taken a foothold in Nigerian entertainment, purchasing fan-favourite shows and iconic period pieces from the indigenous market.

Mekwunye took to his Instagram handle @ekeneMekwunye on Wednesday to announce the news to fans and movies lovers.

“Happy to announce that Netflix has acquired the exclusive rights to my film One Lagos Night. We launch in a few days. Can’t wait for you to see this,” Mekwunye wrote.

The film has a line up of Nollywood movie stars like Ikponmwosa Gold, Kunle Idowu, a.k.a Frank Donga, in the lead role.

Other stars include; Ali Nuhu, Eniola Badmus, Gbubemi Ejeye, Ogbolor Ani Iyoho, Genoveva Umeh, among others.


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