I See a lot of bad acting on Nigerian screens today- Gideon Okeke Blasts fellow practitioners

Actor, Gideon Okeke In a post shared on his IG page, says there is a lot of bad acting on Nigerian screens because most of the actors want to be celebrities first. Read his post below: You see people on TV don’t mean they stopped being Human. Nothing I love to see more, than Actors just doing what everyday people do. LIVING! Where else do you think the MEMORY or experience for the work comes from? It is only through #TheMethodTechniquethat you’re privileged to put yourself in a situation that you…

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PIRACY: Genevieve Nnaji’s Movie “Lionheart” Now Sold For N150 In Traffic

Genevieve Nnaji’s “Lionheart “ movie is now sold for N150 on traffic. Few days ago, the much talked about movie was featured on Netflix, a popular TV company. According to a disappointed Nigerian man who shared a video of how shocked he was to see the disc now sold for N150 he wrote; Can you imagine how these people spoil people’s business? Common, this movie is not even 1 week old and it’s already selling in traffic for N150. This is bleeped up and sad after all the work a…

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Nicki Minaj set to star in ‘Angry Birds 2’

Nicki Minaj has joined the cast of ‘Angry Birds 2’  in an unspecified role, and it was gathered the movie will be directed by Thurop Van Orman and co-directed by John Rice. The movie is expected to premiere in Cinemas on August 16, 2019, and Minaj will be acting alongside Jason Sudeikis, Bill Hader, Josh Gad, Peter Dinklage and Danny McBride, who will all reprise their roles from the first movie. They’ll also be joined by Leslie Jones, Rachel Bloom, Awkwafina, Sterling K. Brown, Eugenio Derbez, Lil Rel Howery, Dove Cameron and Zach Woods. Nicki Minaj…

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I cant act in Romantic Movies because of my Tribal Marks

Nollywood actor, Olaniyi Mikail Afonja, popularly known as Sanyeri, In a chat with Saturday Beats, reveals why he doesn’t act romantic roles. He said: “I started appreciating my tribal marks when I became an actor. I know that due to my tribal marks, I may not be able to take up some roles, especially lover boy and romantic roles, much less compete with other good-looking actors in the industry.But you know God works in mysterious ways. My tribal marks have brought many comic roles my way and that has automatically…

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Fans Excited! as ‘Living In Bondage’ Sequel Directed By Ramsey Nouah Set to Be Released

26 years after, a sequel to the 1992 popular Nigerian film “Living in Bondage” is coming to cinemas. Ramsey Nouah is the director. Kenneth Okonkwo, the ‘Living In Bondage’ super star actor who is also featuring in the sequel, shared this video to promote the new ‘Living In Bondage’ wrote: “Living In Bondage – Breaking Free is loading. I have not seen a movie in Nigeria that is being packaged with such panache and perfection. “Even Oscar go hear am”. Ramsey Noah at his directing best. Kudos to all cast…

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Stephen Hillenburg, SpongeBob SquarePants creator dies at 57 of ALS

Stephen Hillenburg, the visionary creator of “SpongeBob SquarePants” has died at the age of 57. The cause of death was Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS),  a rare terminal illness that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord, which Hillenburg revealed he had been diagnosed with in March of last year. “We are incredibly saddened by the news that Steve Hillenburg has passed away following a battle with ALS,” Nickelodeon said in a statement. “He was a beloved friend and long-time creative partner to everyone at Nickelodeon, and our hearts…

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Ray Emodi, Joy Emodi’s Son Features In ‘Heaven On My Mind’ As Saraki Endorses

Nigerian Senate president, Bukola Saraki endorsed the mind blowing Nollywood movie titled, ‘Heaven On My Mind’ on behalf of Nigerian senate. The movie which is bid to open in Cinemas Nationwide December 7, 2018 for public view. ‘Heaven On My Mind’ is a movie of its kind that addresses societal contemporary issue of men that go about dating several women and its consequences. It is written and directed by actor and filmmaker, Uche Jombo and was jointly produced by Minini Empire Productions and Uche Jombo Productions. The movie Starred many…

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Netflix Buys Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’

American over-the-top media services provider, Netflix reportedly bought Genevieve Nnaji’s movie Lion Heart, on the eve of its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Genevieve Nnaji’s movie Lion Heart which will premiere at TIFF on Saturday, has stars like Nkem Owoh, Pete Edochie, and Onyeka Onwenu. The announcement made on Friday by Netflix, makes the comic movie the first Netflix original film from Nigeria. Variety reported that the story follows a daughter who’s forced to work with her feckless uncle in order to save her father’s ailing bus…

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Full list of winners at AMVCA2018

The 2018 edition of Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards has just wrapped up where veteran cinematographer, Tunde Kelani, emerged the winner of the AMVCA Industry Merit Award. He wasn’t the only winner of the night as actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde emerged the Best Actress in a drama movie/TV series. Former Big Brother Naija contestant, Bisola Aiyeola also won the Trail Blazer Award. Folarin Falana, popularly called Falz carted home the award for Best Supporting Actor in a Movie/TV Series category. See the full list of winners below… Best Sound Editor Tatu –…

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Emmy Awards 2018: Full list of nominations

The 2018 Emmy nominations have been unveiled and Netflix topped HBO with the most Emmy nominations, scoring 112 total nominations as against HBO’s 108. It’s the first time HBO hasn’t led all nominees in 18 years. The award ceremony which is in its 70th year will be held on September 17th, 2018. See the full list of nominees below… Outstanding drama series “The Americans” “The Crown” “Game of Thrones” “The Handmaid’s Tale” “Stranger Things” “This Is Us” “Westworld” Outstanding comedy series “Atlanta” “Barry” “black-ish” “Curb Your Enthusiasm” “GLOW” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” “Silicon…

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Chinyere Wilfred Reacts as she Meets a Real life Robot

Multiple Award Winning Actress and Producer Chinyere Wilfred who’s currently enjoying her short vacation out side the country, shared a video of a human statue that looks like a robot. At first looking at it, she thought its a robot on a like a statue, people around told told her to get closer to it. At the Verge of doing that she was so scared, the robot held her closer to itself and kissed her, she screemed and all smiles. She wrote; see me see Wahala#is real not robot

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Shirley Igwe Has a word for Ladies Doing Plastic Surgery, Injection Fillers, Butt Raising

Nollywood actress and producer,Shirley Igwe has adviced ladies to avoid going under the knife as it doesn’t fill any void. She wrote: Flashback Friday ❤ Fearfully and wonderfully made. � Women need to stop feeling inadequate,Love yourself just the way you are, If there’s a void in your life you think need to be filled, work on your mind, soul, and spirit. Plastic surgery, injestion fillers, butt raising, liposuction can not help you fill any void. The moment you get them done, there will definitely be another void you need…

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Hakeem Kae Kazim: I’m In Nigeria To Make Nollywood Hollywood

On the recent episode of African Voices, CNN meets actor Hakeem Kae-Kazim who has returned to his roots to help teach aspiring thespians. Kae-Kazim discusses the future of ‘Nollywood’ and why he feels passionate about celebrating African storytelling. Kae-Kazim explains to the programme how his acting career began: “My interest [in the theatre] happened from an early age, at 15 or something like that. I trained as an actor, went to the [Bristol Old Vic] Theatre School and then did the Royal Shakespeare Company in the United Kingdom, then the…

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Adesua’s Epic Reply To a fan who asked why she is not pregnant yet

Instagram trolls are at it again and this time they targeted singer Banky W’s wife, Adesua Etomi Wellington. The actress shared a video of herself dancing at a party in Lagos earlier today with the caption “so many reasons to komole. so grateful. Joy is free.” and an Instagram user who seemed ‘offended’ by the post deemed it fit to insult Adesua via her comment section. See mumu don’t go and get pregnant. Be there dancing like an idiot, I hate you because you are too fake… A not so bothered Adesua, gave a classy…

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“Chiamaka Nwokeukwu”- I dumped my boyfriend for acting

Refreshingly exuberant Nollywood actress, Chiamaka Nwokeukwu has established herself in the industry as an actress of note, with great roles to her credit. But the fair-skinned beauty has achieved this success at a price, as she had to dump the boy she was dating at the time to pursue her dream because the boy was too jealous to stomach her foray into the make-believe world. “Yes, I dumped him for Nollywood because he didn’t want me to be a star. He didn’t want me to follow up my career and…

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Idris Elba to star as Villan in The Next Fast & Furious Spinoff featuring Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson

Looks like Hollywood star Idris Elba will be joining the Fast & Furious franchise as he is billed to play a villain in the spinoff ‘Hobbs and Shaw‘ starring  Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham. According to Variety, Johnson and Statham will be reprising their roles as special agent Luke Hobbs and criminal mastermind Deckard Shaw, and production will begin this fall. The film which is scheduled to hit theatres on July 26, 2019, will see the pair teaming up as Elba’s character is the antagonist that will go up against…

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Tomi Adesina Accuses Irokotv Of Copyright Infringement

Fast-rising Nigerian author and screenwriter, Tomi Adesina has accused streaming platform, iROKOtv of turning her blog series, “Beautiful Stranger”, which she eventually published as a free E-Book in 2015, into a movie “Swings” on its platform. The writer, who recently earned an AMVCA nomination for writing “Hakkunde,” called iROKOtv out on Twitter via her handle @tomi_adesina, claiming that the company refused to bring down the movie after her lawyers wrote to them, saying they did not produce the movie. Adesina however insists that their claim isn’t true as “Swings” opens…

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Full list of AMVCA Awards nominees 2018

The official nominees list for the 2018 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards has been released. The announcement was made by Ghanaian actress and TV host, Joselyn Dumas, and Nigerian comedian and actor, Bovi who will both host the main event scheduled to hold on September 1, 2018. The nominees include: Adesua Etomi, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Falz, Odunlade Adekola among others. Below is the full list of all nominees: Best Actor in a comedy Kalu Ikeagwu – Dr Meekam IK Ogbonna – Excess Luggage Blossom Chukwujekwu – The Big Fat Lie Odunlade Adekola – A…

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Game Of Thrones stars, Jon Snow(Kit Harington) and Rose Leslie, got married today.

Game Of Thrones stars, Kit Harington and Rose Leslie, who played on-screen lovers in the epic TV drama tied the knot today. Harington and Leslie tied the knot at Rayne Church in Aberdeenshire. She wore a full-length white wedding dress and he was dressed in a traditional morning suit. The actors met in 2012 while filming the long-running saga in Iceland, where they were play Jon Snow and Ygritte. The actress – whose full name is Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie – is a descendant of Charles II and her family owns the…

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Nollywood sexual harassment: Daddy Freeze replies Nollywood actress, Mary Remmy Njoku

OAP Daddy Freeze has reacted after Nollywood actress and producer, Mary Remmy Njoku made a post on her Instagram after she was left in shock over a producer who made an unflattering comment about a lady with huge camel toe. According to Daddy Freeze, a lady showing off her Camel toe is sexual harassment and men are dying in silence. Read his post below… “Hello @maryremmynjoku I saw your post and since it was directed to #instafam I felt I could respond since I fall into that cathegory, lol. –…

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”You can’t make it in Nollywood if you’re not a prostitute or homosexual’’ filmmaker, Francis Atuma says

Movie director and actor, Francis Atuma, says no female or male in the Nollywood industry makes it without resorting to prostitution or homosexiality. Atuma made the statement in a recent interview with The Cable ”If you are not a full time or semi-prostitute, you will not make it in Nollywood. Our ladies are using what they have to get what they want. Even some of the guys who can use their a** are the ones making it in Nollywood. I am being very real here and they make it look as…

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Hollywood Actor,George and Amal Clooney donate $100,000 to help Immigrant Children who have been separated from their families

President Donald Trump‘s “zero tolerance” immigration policy that separates toddlers from their parents and put them in detention camps recently caused a global outrage. The policy which has now been reviewed saw wide-spread criticism, with several celebrities and public figures, including the first lady Melania Trump, singer John Legend and wife, Chrissy Teigen pushing for its removal. Amal and George Clooney have added their voices to the cause, releasing a statement to People and donating $100,000 through their foundation to a group protecting the immigrant children. The statement reads in part: At some…

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Idris Elba and his fiancée Sabrina all mushy as they soak up the sun on a luxury yacht as they holiday in Ibiza (Photos)

Actor Idris Elba and his fiancée Sabrina Dhowre are currently enjoying a romantic summer getaway in Ibiza. The pair looked as loved up as ever as they sail around the White Isle of Ibiza on a luxury yacht on Monday. The Luther actor, 45, was seen getting hands-on with his 29-year-old bride-to-be, who flaunted her curves in a hot white thong swimsuit. The couple who couldn’t keep their hands off each other were joined by a group of friends. See more photos below.        

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The complete list of winners from the MTV Movie & TV Awards 2018

The 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards hosted by Girls Trip star Tiffany Haddish went down over the weekend. At the event, Riverdale star Madelaine Petsch took home the first award of the evening for Scene Stealer.  The cast of Black Panther won the award for Best Movie, while Stranger Things took home the award for Best Show during the ceremony. See the complete list of 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards winners below… Best Movie (Presented by Toyota) Avengers: Infinity War WINNER: Black Panther Girls’ Trip IT Wonder Woman Best…

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Kanayo O. Kanayo Officially Releases his Campaign Poster

Veteran Actor, Kanayo O. Kanayo took to his Instagram page to release his official campaign poster. Kanayo O. Kanayo revals that he will run for a seat in the house of representatives in 2019, he share this poster with caption saying.. Hello friends, Good evening . Look for 3 things in a person, intelligence, energy & integrity. If they don’t have the last one, Don’t even bother with the first two — W. Buffet #KOK2019

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Photo: EFCC arraigns man for possession of Fake document

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos office, has arraigned one Hassan Olaleye Damilola before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on a three-count charge bordering on possession of a document containing false pretence. The offence is contrary to Section 6 8(b) and (13) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act No. 14 of 2006. Peter Toluwabori, on or about the 10th day of April, 2018 in Lagos within the Ikeja Judicial Division, knowing that his Android powered phone…

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Black Panther star Michael B Jordan and actress Issa Rae cover ‘Variety Magazine (Photos)

‘Black Panther’ star Michael B Jordan and actress Issa Rae are the latest cover stars for Variety Magazine‘s ‘Actors on Actors’ presented by Shutterstock issues. During their interview for Variety‘s “Actors on Actors,” presented by “Fahrenheit 451” star Michael B. Jordan told “Insecure’s” Issa Rae that after he finished working on “Fruitvale Station,” he told his agents that he didn’t want to audition for roles written for African-Americans. “I said, I don’t want it. I want to only go for, like, [roles written for] white males. That’s it,” he said.…

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Paul Obazele says ”Gay producers and lesbians are now in charge of Nollywood”

Veteran actor and former President of the Association of Movie Producers in Nigeria, Paul Obazele, says Homosexual producers have taken over Nollywood. He made the allegation in an interview with Punch. ”I would not lie, we have gay producers and lesbians in the Nigerian entertainment industry and they are the people in control. Why are we hiding it? When I was president of the Association of Movie Producers, I was against them. Why are we pretending that it does not happen? The same way it happens in Nollywood is the…

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Idris Elba and fiancée Sabrina Dhowre step out in matching ensembles for his Yardie screening at Sundance Film Festival (Photos)

Actor, Idris Elba and his fiancée Sabrina Dhowre looked so cute as they attended the screening for his directorial Yardie during the Sundance Film Festival which took place at Picturehouse Central in London on Friday. The couple who got engaged in February rocked matching navy ensembles for the event. Sabrina, a former Miss Vancouver couldn’t resist getting touchy with her man as they posed for photos donned a figure-flattering dress and white strappy heels. While the hunky 45-year-old actor wore a black top, funky joggers and a satin bomber jacket which…

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Episode 8 of Professor JohnBull’s 6th Season is about that “Hip Life”

Starring Kanayo O. Kanayo, Mercy Johnson Okojie, Imeh Bishop, Yomi Fashlanso, Junior Pope, Bimbo Akintola, Funky Mallam, Bidemi Kosoko and many more, episode 8 of Professor JohnBull’s 6th Season is all about that “Hip Life”. In the episode, the careers of two old school music icons are threatened by the emergence of new generation music stars who combine all the genres of music and blend them with native flavour to produce a new class of hip hop music called Hip Life. Also in Hip Life, Richard Mofe-Damijo tries to establish a record…

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Okon Lagos, Senator, Emeka Kachikwu in hilarious skit for #Boss Of All Bosses!

#Bossofallbosses has been trending on social media with the heralding of the movie slated for release across cinemas in Nigeria from June 15th 2018. Public opinion has swayed strongly in favour of the hilarious movie with a stellar cast starring Akpororo, Okon Lagos (Bishop Ime), Mama G(Patience Ozokwo), Nedu (Wazobia fm), Senator (Bethel Njoku), Emeka Kachikwu, Adunni Ade, Sani Danja, Babatunde Oyinbo and Eniola Badmus. A grand premiere has also been slated for June 9th 2018 at Filmhouse IMAX Lekki, Lagos. In the build up to the film’s release, a…

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Vin Diesel receives Honorary Doctorate Degree 30 Years after Dropping out of College

Hollywood actor Vin Diesel has been honored with a PhD by Hunter College, 30 years after dropping out without a degree. Page Six reports that the “Fast and the Furious” actor had attended the school for three years in the 1980s, but ultimately dropped out to focus on his acting career. Speaking to the students while receiving his degree, the actor said: While I was in Hollywood I always had this pride of Hunter College. I would tell everybody that I learned and took so much away from my experience at…

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Zack Orji, Segun Arinze, Ramsey Nouah & Many more In Calabar For Shan George’s Film

​Popular Nollywood actors are currently on the set of an upcoming movie in Calabar, the capital city of Cross River State. The movie titled “Blood Farm” is being produced by actress Shan George. Celebrities busy working with Miss George to make the movie the best in Africa include Zack Orji, Ramsey Nouah, Lilian Bach, Regina Daniels, Beverly Osu and many others. See location photos below

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Francis Duru And Wife Celebrate 15th Wedding Anniversary

Pioneer Nollywood actor, Francis Duru and his wife are celebrating their 15th wedding anniversary today, May 30th. The veteran actor took to his Instagram page writing; “15years together.. Glued for oneness.. It’s our wedding anniverssary.. We give God tnx. ..for Frances.. Soso.. Ifeanyi.. My wife my love thank you.. We give all glory to the most high God whose mercy.. Grace and favour has kept us together… We give you tnx.” The couple have 3 kids together. Congrats to them!

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Kanayo O. Kanayo, Hilda Dokubo, Banky W, Rahama Sadau & TBoss star in “Up North”

Kanayo O. Kanayo, Banky W, Michelle Dede, TBoss and Rahama Sadau have been revealed as some of the faces that will star in the forthcoming Anakle Films and Inkblot Productions ‘Up North’ Up North is the coming of age story of a young rebellious heir whose NYSC year doesn’t go quite as planned. Shot in Lagos and Bauchi, the film explores love, friendship and family politics, all of which collide, creating memories to last a lifetime. Tope Oshin is directing the film from a script by Naz Onuzo and Bunmi Ajakaiye anf he…

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Voice of a Generation! Yara Shahidi covers Harper’s Bazaar Arabia’s June Issue

Iranian-American actress and social activist Yara Shahidi has been unveiled as the cover star for Harper’s Bazaar Arabia’s June issue. The actress, for her feature in the magazine, talks about her multicultural heritage and connecting communities. Read excerpts below: On why she chooses to be an advocate for all: Being multicultural, you can’t help but be interested and connected to the world around you. My family is from all over the world, so how can you not care for people around the world too On deconstructing what part of her is Iranian…

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Kit Harrington & Rose Leslie set June 23rd as Wedding Date

Game of Thrones fans might have to wait another year for the final season of their favorite show but thankfully, they now have their on-screen favorites’ wedding to look forward to. Kit Harrington (Jon Snow) and his fiancee Rose Leslie (Ygritte) who played lovers on the hit series have now announced the date for their wedding. According to a BBC report, the date was posted at the Huntly registration office in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, where Leslie’s father, councillor Seb Leslie, owns a castle. The couple announced their engagement September last year…

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