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Monster’s Ball actor, Coronji Calhoun Sr, Dies aged 30 from Heart Failure
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Monster’s Ball actor, Coronji Calhoun Sr, Dies aged 30 from Heart Failure

Actor, Coronji Calhoun Sr, who played Harry Berry's son in the movie Monster’s Ball has died aged 30. Coronji, who played the character Tyrell Musgrove in the 2001 film, died of heart failure and lung problems on October 13, his mother confirmed. Halle Berry and Monster’s Ball producer Lee Daniels have contributed to a GoFundMe page for his funeral costs, both with donations of $3,394 each. His mother, Theresa Bailey, wrote on the page on Wednesday, Nov. 10: "Coronji Calhoun Sr. recently joined the ancestors in watching over me and our family on October 13, 2021. "At the age of ten, he portrayed Tyrell, son of Lawrence (Sean “P. Diddy” Combs) and Leticia Musgrove (Halle Berry) in the 2001 Academy Award winning film, Monster's Ball. "Unfortunately, we did not have any...
Nigerian filmmaker narrates how someone stole his idea for a Movie and invited him to the Premiere
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Nigerian filmmaker narrates how someone stole his idea for a Movie and invited him to the Premiere

Imoh Umoren, a Nigerian filmmaker has narrated how someone stole his idea for a movie and invited him to the said movie's premiere. Umoren revealed that he had a conversation with the person involved and they admitted using his script for the movie. He also disclosed that he had to let it go because the person was much more powerful than him. Umoren however revealed that he subsequently got compensated. Read his tweets below..........
Actor Gideon Okeke Injured On Movie Set
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Actor Gideon Okeke Injured On Movie Set

Nigerian actor, Gideon Okeke has sustained injuries on a set of a movie. The Tinsel star made this known in an Instagram post on Monday. According to Gideon, he twisted his wrist and bumped his head while carrying out a stunt. “Filming Episode 1. Twisted My wrist and bumped My head for real on this… So from here on out, everything you watch going forward, Gideon is in real pains,” he wrote in parts.
My Mother Gave Me N900 When I Was Going For BBNaija — Sammie
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My Mother Gave Me N900 When I Was Going For BBNaija — Sammie

Samuel Jacob Alifa, the BBNaija star who is popularly known as Sammie has revealed that his mother gifted him only N900 when he was leaving Kaduna for Lagos. The 26-year-hold stated via his Twitter account said that although his mother did not know what the reality television show was about, she gave him the money and said it was all she had. He tweeted, “Today has been a rollercoaster of emotions for me! Sat down at my mum’s small shop and remembered when I told her I was going to Lagos for BBN, she didn’t understand but she gave me N900 and said that is all she had! My hustle will pay off and I will open a big store for her.” The young man shot into prominence when he participated in the 2021 edition of the popular reality television show Big Brother Naija show. Sammie is fro...
Rust’ movie which Halyna Hutchins was filming before Alec Baldwin misfired a prop gun that killed her has a $6m insurance policy
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Rust’ movie which Halyna Hutchins was filming before Alec Baldwin misfired a prop gun that killed her has a $6m insurance policy

The 'Rust' movie which Halyna Hutchins was filming before Alec Baldwin misfired a prop gun that killed her, has a $6m insurance policy. The certificate of insurance obtained by TMZ was written by Front Row Insurance Brokers and the general liability coverage is limited to $1 million per occurrence. There is also a commercial umbrella policy which is a supplement to the general liability coverage, for an additional $5 million. The production company filed a permit for the film, and the paperwork shows a $1 million policy, but that appears to be the minimum required for shooting in New Mexico. The money is however speculated not to be enough as 42-year-old Hutchins was a rising star with decades of earnings ahead of her. She was also a mother and a wife, which allows her son...
I never fucked anybody over who didn’t see it or had it coming -Tonto Dikeh says in new video
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I never fucked anybody over who didn’t see it or had it coming -Tonto Dikeh says in new video

Actress Tonto Dikeh in a new video she shared on Instagram, quoted the Tony Montana character from the 1983 "scarface" movie. In what seems to be the latest response to the face-off she's had with her ex-boyfriend, Prince Kpokpogri and dancer Jane Mena, the actress said "I never fucked anybody over who didn’t see it or had it coming. All I have in this world, is my balls and my words and imma fucking use it till I die". Scarface is a 1983 American crime drama film directed by Brian De Palma and written by Oliver Stone. A remake of the 1932 film of the same name, it tells the story of Cuban refugee Tony Montana (Al Pacino), who arrives penniless in 1980s Miami and goes on to become a powerful drug lord. Watch Tonto Dikeh's video below....................
Squid game is actually reality of how no one truly loves anyone when it comes down to survival – Burna Boy
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Squid game is actually reality of how no one truly loves anyone when it comes down to survival – Burna Boy

Burna Boy has shared his thoughts about "Squid Games", a South Korean fictional drama which is projected to be the most watched Netflix series. "Squid Game" is a South Korean fictional drama in which adult contestants who are deeply in debt, play children's games in order to win a ton of cash. The downside is that losers will be killed. And also once you are in the game, quitting also has deadly consequences. Sharing how he feels about the movie, Burna Boy stated that it is an actual reality "of how no one truly loves anyone when it comes down to survival". He further stated that it is a reality that breaks his heart.
How I was molested on set – Nollywood actress, Adunni Ade
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How I was molested on set – Nollywood actress, Adunni Ade

Nollywood actress, Adunni Ade has revealed that she was molested on set of a movie by a sound engineer. The mother of two, during a live session on her Instagram page, disclosed that she was molested while the sound engineer tried to put a microphone on her. According to her, this is the reason she doesn’t allow male sound engineers touch her anymore on set. Adunni Ade also mentioned that she was begged not to report the case by the production team. She said: “I don’t let male sound engineers mic me anymore because I was molested by one of them on set. “I was going to report to the authorities but I was begged. “This person was still adamant that he didn’t do anything wrong. He shoved his whole arm into my back while trying to put the back microphone on me. “That was...
Uche Maduagwu States reason why he can’t date Mercy Eke
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Uche Maduagwu States reason why he can’t date Mercy Eke

Controversial Nollywood actor, Uche Maduagwu has said nothing in the world, not even a N20million offer will make him date reality TV star, Mercy Eke. He made this known in a post on his Instagram page. According to Maduagwu, he is an A-list celebrity who gets N5 million to attend an event and he takes nothing less than two million to feature in a movie. The social media critic stressed that he doesn’t care about Mercy Eke’s number of houses but only cares about her mature dressing. He then advised Mercy to dress the way she would want to be addressed and respect their culture. Uche Maduagwu wrote: ”Even if dem beg me with 20 million naira to date Mercy, I will not agree. I am an A-List celeb, get paid 5 million just to attend events, and take nothing less than 2 m...
FG declares October 1 public holiday
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FG declares October 1 public holiday

The Nigerian government has declared October 1st as a public holiday to mark Nigeria’s 61st independence anniversary celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, announced this even as he congratulated Nigerians on the 61st independence. Aregbesola in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Shuaib Belgore assured Nigerians of the government’s commitment to tackle and eradicate all forms of challenges and all diverse problems. Part of the statement read: “Our warmth, welcoming spirit and love as well as the abundant wealth inherent in our human capital and the richness of our land, makes Nigeria unarguably the leading black nation in the world and Africa’s pride and beacon of hope, if we can rally ourselves together to harness our potentials...
King of Boys: Charlyboy drops ‘Odudubariba’ after playing role in movie
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King of Boys: Charlyboy drops ‘Odudubariba’ after playing role in movie

Nigerian Maverick entertainer and activist, Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charlyboy has dropped his song, Odudubariba after playing the role in the movie, “King of Boys.” The singer made this known in a statement released to DAILY POST on Tuesday. “My people, the eagle has landed. I been tell una say, I no dey finish. “The long awaited Odudubariba music film video has dropped today. “Watch out, it’s playing on all your TV channels.” Recall that Charlyboy in the Netflix-adopted series ‘King of Boys’ directed by Kemi Adetiba played the role of ‘Odudubariba.’ ‘Odudubariba’ is one of the elders on the round table who intends to take over the crown from Sola Sobowale and become ‘King of Boys.’ When asked why he accepted the role in King of Boys despite t...
U.S. Soccer hits back after USWNT accuses federation of ‘PR stunt’ contract offer
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U.S. Soccer hits back after USWNT accuses federation of ‘PR stunt’ contract offer

The team was not impressed with the federation's offer of what it called an "identical" contract to the men's national team The U.S. women's national team and U.S. Soccer have traded barbs over the federation's latest contract proposal, which it called "identical" to the contract it offered the men's national team. On Tuesday, U.S. Soccer said it had offered the USWNT and USMNT identical deals after it had previously urged them to jointly negotiate a collective bargaining agreement (CBA). The USWNT Players Association slammed the offer as a "PR stunt," which prompted U.S. Soccer to accuse the team of a publicity stunt of their own with their recently released movie.
I am no longer an actress – Caroline Hutchings
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I am no longer an actress – Caroline Hutchings

Mother of 3, Caroline Hutchings has said that she is no longer an actress nor in the Nigerian entertainment industry. Caroline who thanked her fans for the love over the years, said her last major movie was in 2006. She added that she now works in the oil and gas sector and also a realtor. See her post below..............
Thandiwe Newton and her Lookalike actress Daughter Nico Parker, 16, turn heads at Hollywood Premiere of Reminiscence
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Thandiwe Newton and her Lookalike actress Daughter Nico Parker, 16, turn heads at Hollywood Premiere of Reminiscence

Thandiwe Newton walked the red carpet at the Hollywood premiere of her new movie Reminiscence with her 16-year-old lookalike daughter, Nico Parker, at her side. The mother and daughter, both actresses, were affectionate with each other as they posed for photos on the red carpet on Tuesday evening, August 17. Thandiwe, 48, shares Nico with writer, director and producer Ol Parker who she married in 1998. Nico is already following in her mother's footsteps. The teen landed her first Hollywood film role at the age of 14 in Tim Burton's live action remake of Dumbo, released in 2019. She appeared in HBO's miniseries The Third Day with Jude Law last year and has been cast in HBO's adaptation of The Last of Us. See more photos of the pair below.
No part of my movie Oko Iyabo undermines the girl child”- Yomi Fabiyi
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No part of my movie Oko Iyabo undermines the girl child”- Yomi Fabiyi

Actor Yomi Fabiyi has denied claims that his new movie, Oko Iyabo, undermines the girl child and trivializes the sexual abuse of comedienne, Princess's underage foster daughter.   Those who have seen the movie claim it was about the sexual assault on Princess's foster daughter but he misrepresented the story to make the victim and those calling for justice look bad. According to viewers, Yomi Fabiyi represented the underage victim of Baba Ijesha as an adult who had a consensual relationship with the Yoruba actor. He also allegedly presented Iyabo Ojo -  who has been calling for justice for the abused girl - as a prostitute.   The movie has since been pulled down from youtube where he was posted. In a video posted on his IG page, Yomi denied claims that his movie u...
“Yomi Fabiyi is a Shameless Idiot” Media Personality, Dotun Slams actor over Movie his controversial movie
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“Yomi Fabiyi is a Shameless Idiot” Media Personality, Dotun Slams actor over Movie his controversial movie

OAP, Dotun, has slammed Yoruba actor Yomi Fabiyi for his movie, Oko Iyabo, which many claim trivialized the sexual assault comedienne Princess' foster daughter was subjected to. Dotun called Yomi Fabiyi a "shameless idiot" and said what he's doing is "the premium class of clout chasing." Dotun added: "You can't ever be this inhumane to prove a point that clearly stinks. You degraded a child to make a movie. Such a mess." Dotun also said the Yoruba movie association, TAMPAN, will also be complicit if they let him release the movie. The movie had already been published on YouTube but was taken down after Nigerians reported it. At the moment, Yomi Fabiyi, who has continued to defend his colleague, Baba Ijesha, who was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting an unde...
“I have asked they pull the movie for sake of peace” Yomi Fabiyi reacts as YouTube takes down his new movie, Oko Iyabo, after it was reported by outraged Nigerians
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“I have asked they pull the movie for sake of peace” Yomi Fabiyi reacts as YouTube takes down his new movie, Oko Iyabo, after it was reported by outraged Nigerians

Yomi Fabiyi has claimed he was the one who asked YouTube to take down his movie but insisted that the movie is a great one meant to instil the "right values". The actor was called out for the movie, Oko Iyabo, said to trivialize the sexual assault of Princess' underage daughter by his colleague, Baba Ijesha. After the movie was uploaded on YouTube, Nigerians slammed Yomi and others who took part in the project. Tonto Dikeh also weighed in and asked people to report the video on YouTube. The video was eventually taken down. Yomi has now taken to Instagram to say he was the one who asked that the video be pulled down. He, however, insisted that the movie has a good story line and is meant to "inject right values, correct ills and educate".
“I’m ashamed I know you” Tonto Dikeh slams Yomi Fabiyi over his new movie, Oko Iyabo, that trivializes the sexual abuse on Princess’ underage foster daughter
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“I’m ashamed I know you” Tonto Dikeh slams Yomi Fabiyi over his new movie, Oko Iyabo, that trivializes the sexual abuse on Princess’ underage foster daughter

Tonto Dikeh has slammed actor Yomi Fabiyi for a new movie he made that has caused outrage. Those who have seen the movie, titled Oko Iyabo, claim it was about the sexual assault on Princess' foster daughter but he misrepresented the story to make the victim and those calling for justice look bad. According to viewers, Yomi Fabiyi represented the underage victim of Baba Ijesha as an adult who had a consensual relationship with the Yoruba actor. He also allegedly presented Iyabo Ojo -  who has been calling for justice for the abused girl - as a prostitute. Viewers took to YouTube to report the video and Tonto Dikeh called on her followers to join in reporting the video on YouTube. Tonto said she's ashamed she knows Yomi Fabiyi and she reiterated that she will always be on ...
I almost peed when pythons were placed on my neck while acting – Destiny Etiko
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I almost peed when pythons were placed on my neck while acting – Destiny Etiko

Actress, Destiny Etiko, has recounted her experience carrying a python in a movie she starred in. Speaking during an Instagram Live session monitored by Saturday Beats, she said, “The movie, ‘Idemili’, gave me ‘life’. When I got the role, I was told that I would be carrying a snake. “My mother actually encouraged me to take the role. She said the snake would not harm me. I then went ahead to carry the snake. I was neither the lead nor sub-lead character in the movie though. “I only had 10 scenes in the movie but they were very significant. It is one movie I cannot forget in a hurry. The snake we used was a python and the good thing is that it is not poisonous, so it was not so difficult for me. But, I was not the only one that carried the snake in the movie. “My senior colleagu...
Box Office: ‘F9’ Drives to Mighty $162 Million Debut Overseas
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Box Office: ‘F9’ Drives to Mighty $162 Million Debut Overseas

The latest installment in Universal’s testosterone-fueled franchise kicked off with a massive $162.4 million in eight markets, including China, Korea and Hong Kong. Those ticket sales easily mark the best start for a Hollywood blockbuster since COVID-19 hit. It’s an encouraging start to summer movie season, particularly because revenues weren’t far off from what a “Fast” movie would have generated at the box office in non-pandemic times. “Moviegoers are eager to come back to theaters when the right movie is out there,” Universal’s president of international distribution Veronika Kwan Vandenberg said. “It’s a great movie for the China market,” she adds. “It has a strong fanbase.” Of this weekend’s $162 million bounty, $135 million came from China alone. That ranks as the second...
Fan Scolds Erica Nlewedim for Taking on a Kissing Role in a Movie
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Fan Scolds Erica Nlewedim for Taking on a Kissing Role in a Movie

Erica Nlewedim has shared a message she received from a fan who was not happy with her role in a movie. The fan made reference to a movie Erica acted in and told her she should be able to avoid kissing scenes. The fan went on to tell her that if she keeps accepting such scenes, she would end up kissing almost all the men in the industry and "that is not good for a lady that is yet to be married." "You have to be careful," the fan added. See the message below..
First Trailer For ‘Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In’ Has Dropped And It Looks Incredibly Emotional
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First Trailer For ‘Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In’ Has Dropped And It Looks Incredibly Emotional

An official trailer for 'Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In' has officially dropped and it promises to be essential viewing for all football fans. Ferguson managed Manchester United for 26 years and won 13 Premier League titles as well as a slew of other trophies. The story of his life is set to be discussed in the movie, which goes from his upbringing in Scotland to becoming one of the world's best coaches. It'll also touch on a 2018 brain haemorrhage Ferguson suffered in one of the most open and honest discussions about his life. The 79-year-old recalls his entire life to one of his sons and a number of former players and colleagues will make an appearance. It releases in cinemas on May 27 and is available to rent and own internationally from May 31. When speaking abo...
Fast and Furious 9: New trailer and talk with stars Vin Diesel, John Cena
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Fast and Furious 9: New trailer and talk with stars Vin Diesel, John Cena

After a year’s delay, we’re getting a look at the upcoming “Fast and Furious 9.” The full trailer for the much anticipated “F9” was released Wednesday morning. The first Fast and Furious movie was released back in 2001. The latest installment was delayed three times over the past year due to the coronavirus pandemic. “F9” hits theaters in June 25.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Mci (@mycelebrityandi)
‘Godzilla vs Kong’ brings in record $60M in US and Canada to become No1 in box office in covid-19 era; hits $358M globally
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‘Godzilla vs Kong’ brings in record $60M in US and Canada to become No1 in box office in covid-19 era; hits $358M globally

“Godzilla vs Kong” is officially now the biggest box office hit in the US and Canada since COVID-19 shut down cinemas a year ago after hauling a record of more $60 million, $1.5 million more than what sci-fi thriller “Tenet” brought in last year. “Godzilla vs Kong” started its record run with a March 31 opening weekend as more than 3,000 screens across North America showed the giant reptile from Japan butting heads with the gorilla from Skull Island. The movie was produced by Warner Bros. Warner Bros also produced the fourth and fifth top earning films of the pandemic era. In its second weekend, the film is still number one despite tumbling 58 percent to $13.4 million from 3,084 theaters for a domestic total of $69.5 million and worldwide haul of nearly $360 millio...
This is anti-christ and Ghetto Rubbish – FFK slams fashion designer, Toyin Lawani, over her racy nun outfit
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This is anti-christ and Ghetto Rubbish – FFK slams fashion designer, Toyin Lawani, over her racy nun outfit

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has slammed fashion designer, Toyin Lawani, over the racy nun outfit she wore to the premiere of a movie over the weekend. In a post shared on social media this morning, the former Minister described her outfit as anti-christ and ghetto rubbish. He wrote; ''Disrespectful, tasteless, tactless, shameless, bestial, blasphemous, heretical, disgusting, provocative, outrageous, anti-Christ and totally and completely unacceptable. This is not art: it is GHETTO RUBBISH! I forgot to add that it is also EVIL!''
Directors Making Me Climb Through Windows – Mercy Aigbe
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Directors Making Me Climb Through Windows – Mercy Aigbe

Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe has said that the directors she has been working with lately have been making her climb through windows. The 43-year-old stated this in an Instagram post on Wednesday. She shared a picture of herself in character from the movie Oruko. Mercy had in Omo Ghetto The Saga climbed window as the character Prisca. “I am not understanding why recently my directors are making me climb windows,” she wrote. Mercy had also shared a video of herself, Kunle Afod and some other people dancing on Instagram. She said their band is headed by actor Dele Odule. “Sebiotimo and Menueganmikuro are the brand band managers B. B. M. Our band is headed by @deleodule_” she wrote. Mercy has been sharing several behind the scene pictures.
‘Omo Ghetto’ is officially the highest grossing Nollywood movie of all time
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‘Omo Ghetto’ is officially the highest grossing Nollywood movie of all time

Funke Akindele-Bello and JJC Skillz’ directorial debut film “Omo Ghetto (The Saga)” has been named Nollywood’s highest-grossing movie of all time.   The 2020 comedy movie broke a four-year record held by Kemi Adetiba’s 2016 movie “The Wedding Party“, after it grossed N468,036,300 after three straight weeks of maintaining the number one spot according to a statement published by the Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN).     “The Wedding Party” on the other hand has raked in N453,000,000 while its sequel “The Wedding Party 2” took the third spot with N433,197,377.   While this comes as a surprise as the Nigerian entertainment industry has been crippled by the pandemic, Kemi Adetiba who produced Wedding Party (the former highest-grossing...
Cristiano Ronaldo Talks About His Next Career After Football Retirement
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Cristiano Ronaldo Talks About His Next Career After Football Retirement

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has said he's considered acting as a possible career move once he's finished his playing career. The Portugal international is regarded as one of the best players of his generation, having won the Ballon d'Or on five occasions. Even at 34, he remains highly regarded, finishing third behind Lionel Messi and Virgil van Dijk in the FIFA Best Men's Player award and Ballon d'Or voting. Speaking about life after football, Ronaldo said he would like to move on from some of the world's biggest stadiums to the silver screen, per James Westwood of Goal: "I hope I live more than 50 years to learn new things and face different challenges and try to find solutions for them. One of the things that I seek to challenge myself in, for example, is acting in a ...
Toyin Abraham Laments After Settling Area Boys With ₦120k To Shoot A Movie
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Toyin Abraham Laments After Settling Area Boys With ₦120k To Shoot A Movie

Actress Toyin Abraham has taking to her Instagram handle to lament the greediness of Area boys popularly known as Agbero after they requested for more money to allow the actress continue the shooting of her movie in a location. The actress had given them 120,000 naira but they still requested for more. She wrote on her Instagram handle. Area boys ��‍♀️��‍♀️��‍♀️After giving them money they will still complain that the money is not enough and they want more. This is what we go through every time we are filming but we love them sha. https://youtu.be/bR__HJmlrBw
Oloture: Mo Abudu Addresses Tobore Ovuorie’s Copyright Claim On Movie (Video)
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Oloture: Mo Abudu Addresses Tobore Ovuorie’s Copyright Claim On Movie (Video)

Media entrepreneur Mo Abudu has addressed journalist Tobore Ovuorie’s copyright claim over Oloture. The 56-year-old shared a video speaking on Ovuorie’s claim in an Instagram post on Tuesday. She said in May 2019 they reached out to Ovuorie to acknowledge her journalistic ability, to commend, recognise and encourage her in her ongoing campaign against sex trafficking . “I would like to take a few minutes of your time today to shed some light on the recent allegations of copyright infringement made by investigative reporter Tobore Ovuorie against EbonyLife Films in relation to Oloture (the movie). “I also stand as mentor to so many young girls and ladies, I never want to disappoint any of you, so again, I did this to give you all an understanding of the situation,” she wrote. ...
Fatal Arrogance: Hausa Actor, Yakubu Mohammed Regrets Acting In ‘Anti-Shiite’ Movie, Ready To Pay To Get Scenes Removed
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Fatal Arrogance: Hausa Actor, Yakubu Mohammed Regrets Acting In ‘Anti-Shiite’ Movie, Ready To Pay To Get Scenes Removed

Kannywood actor, Yakubu Mohammed , has expressed regrets for featuring in a Nollywood film titled ‘ ‘Fatal Arrogance’ and has asked the makers to remove the scenes he appeared in. Popular Nigerian Actor, Pete Edochie, plays the lead role in the film, which was shot in Enugu and produced by Anosike Kingsley Orji. The film’s behind-the-scenes and a 12-minute-clip from the set are already generating controversy, especially among members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Shiites. In a statement published on their official Facebook page on Tuesday, the group said they were shocked by the film ‘‘where the popular Islamic Movement in Nigeria and its leader Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky are being depicted and badly portrayed as terrorists.’’ Mr Mohammed told BBC Hausa that he reg...
Nollywood Actor, Pete Edochie, Alleges Threat To Life For Featuring In Movie Portraying Shiites As Terrorists
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Nollywood Actor, Pete Edochie, Alleges Threat To Life For Featuring In Movie Portraying Shiites As Terrorists

Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie, has alleged threats to his life over his involvement in a multi-million naira movie sponsored by the Nigerian Army aimed at depicting the Islamic Movement in Nigeria as a terrorist organisation. We gathered that the movie titled “Fatal Arrogance” was sponsored by the Nigerian Army as part of a cover up of the December 2015 massacre of Shiites by soldiers. Over 348 people were said to have been killed, with 347 bodies secretly buried by the army in a mass grave during that incident. In the movie shot in Enugu State and produced by Anosike Kingsley Orji, Edochie was featured in a role with an outfit resembling Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the IMN, who has been in detention since December 2015. Reacting in a 12-minute video following the ba...
First Bank Chairman, Ibukun Awosika Makes Acting Debut In Kunle Afolayan Movie ‘Citation’
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First Bank Chairman, Ibukun Awosika Makes Acting Debut In Kunle Afolayan Movie ‘Citation’

The Chairman of First Bank, Dr Ibukun Awosika, is set to appear on the soon to be released movie, Citation, by Nigerian actor and movie director, Kunle Afolayan. The Punch gathered that the movie tackles the ordeals faced by female students in Nigerian Universities and it aims at propelling women to become great leaders. Dr Awosika plays the role of the university faculty dean, heading the senate hearing panel of a female postgraduate student (Moremi), played by Temi Otedola, who has been a victim of sexual harassment. Citation also features the likes of Jimmy Jean Louis, Sadiq Daba, and Gabriel Afolayan and was shot in Obafemi Awolowo University and in three countries. Relishing the experience in the casting of her debut in the acting world, Awosika, on her official Instagram ...
Nigerians Applaud Senator Dino Melaye’s Acting Skills As He Makes First Appearance In A Movie
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Nigerians Applaud Senator Dino Melaye’s Acting Skills As He Makes First Appearance In A Movie

Nigerian Senator, Dino Melaye has finally made his first appearance as an actor in a short movie that surfaced on the internet. Dino Melaye who is always in the news is known to be a very dramatic and entertaining man. Nigerians on social media have reacted the movie Dino Melaye featured in and they have shared their thoughts as well. Watch Video and read comments below;
Nasty C makes acting debut in Netflix’s ‘Blood and Water’
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Nasty C makes acting debut in Netflix’s ‘Blood and Water’

South African rapper Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo, popularly known as Nasty C has made his acting debut in Netflix's soon to be released African series. The 23-year-old took to social media to share the news with his fans. According to his post on Instagram, Nasty C will be part of an African series dubbed Blood & Water premiering on May 20. “My debut acting role! Catch me in the upcoming Netflix second original African series, Blood & Water,” he wrote. The series tells the story of a young girl who engineers a transfer to a prestigious school to investigate the 17-year-old cold case of her older sister who was abducted at birth. It features a host of stars, including Ama Qamata, Natasha Thahane, Cindy Mahlangu, Thabang Molaba and Gail Mabalane. Nasty C will pla...
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New Movie: Shameful Deceit

Shameful Deceit movie Produced by Theodora Ibekwe- Oyebade. Associate producer Ayo Oyebade. Directed by Ruke Amata. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkrepPyOiM8&authuser=2  
Tom Cruise, Elon Musk To Shoot Movie In Space
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Tom Cruise, Elon Musk To Shoot Movie In Space

Hollywood actor Tom Cruise, who has hung off the sides of planes, piloted helicopters, is reportedly setting his sights on the biggest stunt of all and filming an action movie in outer space. The actor has scaled skyscrapers, spent his entire action film career performing many of his own death-defying stunts. Bu now he is planning to achieve impossible for his upcoming adventure. As per reports, Cruise is teaming with Elon Musk’s SpaceX and working with NASA to make the first narrative film ever shot in space. “It’s not a Mission: Impossible film and no studio is in the mix at this stage,” he was reported as saying. “But this is real, albeit in the early stages of liftoff.” Cruise’s latest project, Mission: Impossible 7 and 8, is currently on hold due to the coronavirus pan...
“Policemen Thought I Was A Yahoo Boy” – Nancy Isime Talks About Transforming Into A Guy For A Movie
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“Policemen Thought I Was A Yahoo Boy” – Nancy Isime Talks About Transforming Into A Guy For A Movie

Delectable Nollywood actress, Nancy Isime has shared her thrilling experience as she had to transform to a guy for a role in a movie. She talked about the challenges she encountered and the efforts she put in to kill the role. She posted very unbelievable photos of her transformed self with no traces of being feminine. She wrote, “Yup! That’s me? So I’ve decided to talk about some characters I’ve played as an actor that required complete/partial transformation. Getting into character for this role in #DisguiseTheMovie was a trip for me! I’d watch men around me closely and only sit with men on set. I refused to be referred to as babe or dear and you’d probably catch me walking or sitting like a man most times( slide 4). I even tried toasting women around my shoot vicinity...
Kunle Afolayan Shares Clip From Upcoming Movie, ‘Citation’
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Kunle Afolayan Shares Clip From Upcoming Movie, ‘Citation’

Film producer, Kunle Afolayan has shared a teaser for his new movie dubbed ‘Citation ’ which features Femi Otedola’s daughter, Temi. In the teaser he shared online, Temi could be seen interacting with co-star, Jimmy Jean-Louis in French. Afolayan commended actors who contributed to the movie’s success with the words; ”In between eating Kofet food, sleeping and exercising, I still find time to attend to the post production of #citationthemovie . Every seen in this film gets me excited and I can’t wat for you guys to experience the butterfly in my stomach. I can predict that many of the talents in the film will surely win awards @gabbylucciii @jimmyjeanlouis @temiotedola @bukunmioluwasina @iniedo @ogbeniyomifashlanso1 @ajokesilva @adjeteyanang @ray_reboul_officiel @bigbirdku...
Coronavirus: ‘I Will Do A Movie Together With Idris Elba When This Is Over’ – Richard Mofe Damijo
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Coronavirus: ‘I Will Do A Movie Together With Idris Elba When This Is Over’ – Richard Mofe Damijo

Veteran Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe Damijo known popularly as RMD has revealed his intentions to work with ace Hollywood star Idris Elba who was recently diagnosed with Coronavirus. The 58-year old Nigerian actor made this known on social media where he reacted to AY Comedian’s live video with the American actor, Idris Elba. AY was on an Instagram Live video chat earlier with Idris Elba where they had a close conversation with the Hollywood actor showing him around his house and extending the chat to his wife. Sharing the video on his Instagram page, RMD took to the comment section to make his intention known. According to RMD, he will love to work with Idris Elba when the whole things is over. It can be recalled that Idris Elba revealed to the world that he tested positi...
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Regina Daniels trying to hide her baby bump on a movie set

Popular Nigerian actress, Regina Daniels has returned back to the movie scene She’s back after the launch of her very own magazine in Abuja. The actress, seen playing the role of a NYSC Corps member, wearing the full regalia while on set of a movie. She also shared videos of her on the movie set through her Instagram page and it seems she tried to conceal her growing baby bump by tying the NYSC jacket around her tummy. See the screenshots below:
Mercy Johnson Tears Up As Her Latest Movie Get Massively Endorsed By Nigerians
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Mercy Johnson Tears Up As Her Latest Movie Get Massively Endorsed By Nigerians

Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson in a recent social media post revealed how tears filled her eyes as her movie got the attention she never expected in Nigeria. Posting a video from HRM Dr. Micheal Ameh Oboni II, the Attah of Igala land, she revealed that she can’t find the exact words to describe how she feels. Sharing the video, she wrote; “I didn’t know when tears fell from my eyes Telling an authentic story for the people was always our goal. I humbly thank HRM Dr. Micheal Ameh Oboni II, the Attah of Igala land for connecting with our work. The highest grossing Nollywood epic of all time is still in cinemas!! Go watch @thelegendofinikpi #TheLegendofInikpi today” Video Player http://talkofnaija.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/86372780_190611265491532_332746133023263...
RMD, Others Feature In First Nollywood-Bollywood Movie (Photos)
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RMD, Others Feature In First Nollywood-Bollywood Movie (Photos)

Two of the biggest movie industries in the world are coming together for a new project – Movie lovers were recently entertained at the news of the Nigerian and Indian film industry working together The Nollywood-Bollywood movie titled Namaste Wahala stars a number of Nigerian stars including RMD, Inidima Okojie, Broda Shaggy, to name a few Movies are a way to tell stories that are special or peculiar to a people. In the past, people from different regions rarely work together on a project but we are glad to see that it is changing now. The Nigerian movie industry is known to be a multi-million naira business that has been thriving for a long time. In the past, movie lovers were thrilled with films showing the country’s rich and diverse culture. Well, people in other parts of ...
Sonic the Hedgehog Breaks Box Office Record Set for Video Game Movies
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Sonic the Hedgehog Breaks Box Office Record Set for Video Game Movies

According to Variety, Sonic has officially outpaced the previous video game adaptation with the largest box office, last year’s Detective Pikachu. The film, costarring Jim Carrey as the evil Dr. Robotnik and James Marsden as kindly Green Hills sheriff Tom Wachowski, has earned approximately $57 million domestic and $100 million world-wide so far this long weekend, and there is plenty of work-free Monday to go. As Vulture’s own Chris Lee wrote last week, Sonic was initially projected to scoop up “a box-office debut that prerelease tracking estimates predict will fall in the $41–47 million range domestically.” Even more shocking, movie-goers and critics, including Vulture’s Bilge Ebiri, alike report that the movie is…pretty good! Dang, those must be some perfect CGI hedgehog teeth....
Shut Up, Find A Job And Stop Complaining About Movie Producers Not Paying – Elikem Kumordzie
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Shut Up, Find A Job And Stop Complaining About Movie Producers Not Paying – Elikem Kumordzie

Actor and fashion designer Elikem Kumordzie has reacted to veteran actor Kofi Adjorlolo’s claims of movie producers not paying. Though a lot of the actors and actresses have supported Kofi Adjorlolo’s claims, Elikem thinks otherwise. According to Elikem, he also has been through that and the hunger made him find a job for himself. He added that his colleagues can also do same by finding jobs to do aside the acting rather than complaining. Watch video below...   View this post on Instagram   Ghanaian actor and fashion designer Elikem Kumirdzie blast his colleagues complaining about movie producers not paying A post shared by Mci (@mycelebrityandi) on Feb 6, 2020 at 2:17am PST
I Left him After I Got What I Wanted- Yvonne Jegede Sarcastically Replies Troll
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I Left him After I Got What I Wanted- Yvonne Jegede Sarcastically Replies Troll

Actress Yvonne Jegede gave a sarcastic reply to a troll who tried mocking her with her failed marriage to fellow actor, Olakunle Abounce Fawole. She posted the photo above which was from the set of a movie on her page  and a troll left a comment saying if she had been this affectionate with her estranged husband, he wouldn't have left her. Yvonne was fast to inform the troll that he did not leave her but rather, she left him after getting what she wanted. Their union is blessed with a son, Xavier. Read their exchange below
Nollywood Actress, Rita Dominic Suffers Health Crisis, Hospitalized Over Undisclosed Illness
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Nollywood Actress, Rita Dominic Suffers Health Crisis, Hospitalized Over Undisclosed Illness

Screen diva, Rita Dominic has been hospitalized over an undisclosed illness. The star made the disclosure after failing to appear as one of the panelists on Friday at Creative Africa Exchange Conference, holding in Kigali, Rwanda. Sharing the news on her Instagram page, she wrote: “Was hospitalised but well now. See you soon in Kigali for #CAX #CAX2020 #CreativeAfricaExchange @caxafrica,” She will, however, speak later on her journey in Nollywood as an actress and producer. According to her, she's getting better now. The 2012 Africa Movie Academy Award (AMAA) winner will be releasing her new movie, Le Femme Anjola, later this year. See her post below:
Singer Peruzzi makes Nollywood debut
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Singer Peruzzi makes Nollywood debut

You can add actor to Peruzzi's resume now as the lady who featured him in her movie as praised his acting prowess. The singer featured in Toyin Abraham's new comic movie 'fate of Alakada' and Toyin has given him a pass mark in the open. Praising his ability, and thanking him for bringing no drama on set, Toyin wrote on Instagram; “Thank you so much @peruzzi_vibes for coming on my set for a cameo appearance in #FateofAlakada. Thank you for not stressing me. You are such a sweet and humble soul. You came on set, you acted, you didn’t stress any of us and your acting was top notch. You did extremely well. May God continue to bless and uplift you. I can’t wait for people to see how you nailed it."
Actress Toyin Climbs Sit To Meet Up The Tallest Man In Nigeria
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Actress Toyin Climbs Sit To Meet Up The Tallest Man In Nigeria

That moment when you climb a sit to meet up to the height of the tallest man in Nigeria still, you didn't meet up. The tallest man in Nigeria, Agoro who was onset of the movie FATE OF ALAKADA, took a beautiful shot with Toyin Ibrahim and some other crews. The comedienne, Toyin climbed a sit to meet up to the height of Agoro as she would be the shortest in the picture.

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