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Now that you’ve watched Lionheart on Netflix, BNers Share Your Reviews

Show of hands if you’ve seen Genevieve Nnaji‘s directorial debut “Lionheart” now that it’s out on Netflix. The reviews on social media have been overwhelmingly positive. Everyone’s raving about the Nigerianness of the movie, how Igbo it is. People also loved Genevieve’s performance, describing it as understated, subtle. And they say Nkem Owoh was characteristically funny, Pete Edochie a formidable character, and that Kanayo ...

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Controversy over Screening of Genevieve Nnaji’s “Lionheart” in Nigerian Cinemas

The last few days has a seen a major controversy in Nollywood, involving veteran actress who recently ventured in directing and producing, Genevieve Nnaji and the Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN). Nnaji’s Lionheart was recently bought by Netflix, one day before its screening at the Toronto International Film Festival, and last week, Netflix announced that it will start showing ...

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Here’s Your First Look at Will Smith as the Genie in ‘Aladdin’

A couple of months ago it was announced that Disney would be making a Live-Action remake of Aladdin with Will Smith starring as the Genie. Click here if you missed it. Now we have a first look at Will Smith as the Genie in Aladdin from Entertainment Weekly‘s latest cover! Mena Massoud as the street rat with a heart of gold, ...

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Stephanie Coker-Aderinokun hosts Friends & Family to 30th Birthday Party

Media personality Stephanie Coker-Aderinokun turned 30 a few days ago and to celebrate, she hosted friends and family to a birthday party, with her husband Olumide Aderinokun by her side. Spotted at the celebration were Nancy Isime, Ini Dima-Okojie, Lola OJ and Mimi Onalaja. See photos below: About BellaNaija.com Living & Celebrating the African Dream!Catch all the Scoop on www.bellanaija.com Follow usTwitter: ...

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“Lionheart” to begin Streaming on Netflix in January

We finally know when the intensely anticipated movie “Lionheart” by Genevieve Nnaji will begin streaming on Netflix. The movie, acquired by Netflix in September, has been screened in Toronto and Marrakech, and viewers everywhere else in the world have been waiting for when they’ll get to see it. Well, Netflix shared their listings for January 2019, and it’s been revealed that “Lionheart” ...

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Danai Gurira appointed UN Women Goodwill Ambassador

has been appointed as a goodwill ambassador of the United Nations. Being appointed @unwomen Goodwill Ambassador in front of an amazing crowd of tens of thousands in Southern Africa where my passion and heritage stems from, was a deeply profound moment for me. I will seek to assure that She Is Equal in our world by doing everything I can ...

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Nollywood Actress Ebube Nwagbo Covers VL Magazine’s December 2018 Issue

Multiple award-winning actress Ebube Nwagbo is on the cover of VL Magazine’s December 2018 Issue. In an exclusive interview with the magazine, the actress talks about her clothing line, what motivated her to start, what has made her stay relevant and consistent for more than 10 years, her view on the Nollywood industry and many more. The magazine also features their 10 most influential ...

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OC Ukeje, Zapphaire Events, Uche Pedro, ART X Lagos win at #SPICEHonors 2018 | See Full List

OC Ukeje The maiden edition of Spice TV’s Spice Lifestyle Honors held Wednesday night at Eko Hotel and it celebrated outstanding individual and brands in the lifestyle space. Winners include Uche Pedro, Founder/CEO of BellaNaija, BellaNaija Style and BellaNaija Weddings; D’Banj; ALARA Lagos; ART X Lagos; OC Ukeje; D’Banj; Dimeji Alara; among others as winners. See full list below: Luxury Wedding Company ...

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WATCH the Official Trailer for “No Budget” starring Kehinde Bankole, BamBam, Teddy A, Anto, Charles Inojie, Bolanle Ninalowo, Bryan Okwara

There’s a new movie on our radar. “No Budget” tells the story of Lola Balogun, daughter of the wealthy Mr. and Mrs. Balogun, who has a dream of having a talk of the town, internet-breaking wedding ceremony. Unfortunately for Lola, Osagie, the man she plans on getting married to, does not consent with her idea of having such an elaborate ...

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Jada Pinkett Smith, Willow Smith & Grandmum Adrienne Banfield-Norris bare it all in Harper’s Bazaar Interview

Thanks to their honesty and vulnerability, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Willow Smith and Adrienne Banfield-Norris‘ show “Red Table Talk” was an instant hit. In an interview with Harper’s Bazaar, the trio stay characteristically vulnerable, sharing how it’s helped them become stronger. Jada revealed the show was borne from conversations she had with Pauletta Washington, Denzel Washington‘s wife, at the red table seven years ago. She said: I ...

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First Look! Uche Jombo, Ini Edo, Linda Osifo, Lilian Afegbai attend the Premiere of ‘Heaven on My Mind’

The Lagos premiere for Nollywood actresses Uche Jombo and Ini Edo’s new film titled ‘Heaven on My Mind’ is happening now at the IMAX Cinemas, Lekki Phase 1. Stars of the movie Mercy Aigbe, Adunni Ade as well as Lilian Afegbai, Linda Osifo, Ifuennada, Lisa Omorodion, Destiny Amaka have been spotted at the premiere The film revolves around Ben Peters, who believes that marriage ...

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Nigerians pay 45% more Per Title on Netflix than U.S Users – Study

A new study has analysed the differences in library size and monthly cost of Netflix subscriptions around the world. The authors of the study looked at the figures based on the number of TV shows and movies available in 78 countries(according to the most up-to-date figures from both uNoGS and Finder.com) which they divided into the monthly subscription price to establish each country’s cost ...

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Watch the Official Trailer for Dare Olaitian’s ‘Knock Out Blessing’ starring Ade Laoye, Linda Ejiofor, Tope Tedela & Demola Adedoyin

Following the success of Ojukokoro (Greed), Nigerian filmmaker Dare Olaitan is back with another gripping comedy crime-thriller with a star-studded cast. Titled Knock Out Blessing, the film stars Ade Laoye, Linda Ejiofor, Meg Otanwa, Demola Adedoyin, Tope Tedela, Udoka Oyeka, Gbenga Titiloye, Tony Akposheri, Bucci Franklin, KC Ejelonu, Abayomi Alvin, Sandra Eze and Odenike. It is an intriguing tale about ...

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Oprah Winfrey loses mom Vernita Lee on Thanksgiving

Oprah Winfrey Vernita Lee, the mother of media mogul Oprah Winfrey, has died at the age of 83. People reports that Vernita passed on Thanksgiving at her home in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Oprah’s spokesperson who confirmed the news shared that Vernita has already been laid to rest in a private burial. About BellaNaija.com Living & Celebrating the African Dream!Catch all the Scoop ...

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Frank Ugobude: ‘The Nigerian Prince’ Is A Good Movie That Could Have Been Great

To the average Nigerian, Faraday Okoro‘s movie ‘Nigerian Prince’ sounded interesting for many reasons. First, it was reported that he was taking the story of the popular Nigerian email scam to the big screen, and that definitely caught everyone’s attention. Everyone knows about the cliche emails which has now graduated to text messages aimed at getting gullible people (Nigerians and ...

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#BNMovieFeature: WATCH Uche Jombo, Yemi Blaq & Kenneth Okolie in ‘Mrs Somebody’

Hey BellaNaijarians, Last year we introduced a  weekly segment born of our love for movies and series, titled BN Movie Feature. For this week, we’re featuring Nollywood drama Mrs Somebody which can be watched on YouTube. Mrs Somebody which was directed by Desmond Elliot stars Uche Jombo, Kenneth Okolie, Yemi Blaq, Belinda Effah, Tamara Etiemo and more. Synopsis: Mrs Somebody tells the story of Keira a desperate single ...

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Final Season of Game of Thrones to Premiere in April 2019

HBO has announced that its it tv show Game of Thrones will return for its final season in April 2019. The announcement was made in a 30-second teaser from previous seasons released on Tuesday. Watch below: About BellaNaija.com Living & Celebrating the African Dream!Catch all the Scoop on www.bellanaija.com Follow usTwitter: @bellanaijaFacebook: @bellanaijaInstagram: @bellanaijaonline 100 total views, no views today

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Legendary Comic Book writer Stan Lee dies at 95

Stan Lee participates in a Q&A during Wizard World Comic Con at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on January 6, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images) Stan Lee, legendary co-creator of Marvel Comics, has died at the age of 95. TMZ reports that his death was confirmed by his daughter. Stan Lee, who cameos in every ...

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First Look: Linda Ejiofor & Ibrahim Sule are Legally and Traditionally Married 💞💍

Nollywood actress Linda Ejiofor is officially legally and traditionally married to her beau, actor Ibrahim Sule. The couple announced their relationship and engagement a few days ago and Linda Ejiofor also held her bridal shower, hosted by her close friends, recently. Today, the couple completed 2 of the conventional stages with a court wedding and a traditional wedding. Linda Ejiofor commented ...

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People’s 2018 Sexiest Man Alive Idris Elba talks his Awkward Childhood Years, Life as a Doting Dad & More | Watch

He’s an actor, a DJ, a pro kickboxer — and now, he’s People’s Sexiest Man Alive. Idris Elba opens up about his awkward childhood years, how he stays in such amazing shape and life as a doting dad. Watch below. About BellaNaija.com Living & Celebrating the African Dream!Catch all the Scoop on www.bellanaija.com Follow usTwitter: @bellanaijaFacebook: @bellanaijaInstagram: @bellanaijaonline 191 total views, ...

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Kim Kardashian opens up on Challenges Raising 3 Kids

Kim Kardashian in the latest episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians is opening up about her relationship with Kanye West. The 37-year-old said that having three children has sort of put a strain on her marriage as Kanye sometimes feels neglected. She said: Having three kids, honestly, is crazy. I remember it was really hard for North when Saint was born, ...

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Check Out Official Poster for “Tomorrow Can Wait” Starring Susan Peters, Desmond Elliot, Jimmy Odukoya

The official poster for Tomorrow Can Wait is out. The new film set to premiere on Africa Magic on the 29th of September boasts of an impressive cast which includes Desmond Elliot, Susan Peters, Zilly Tete, Jimmy Odukoya, Peggy Ovire, Munachi Abi among others. Tomorrow Can Wait was written by Francis Uzoma and directed by Austin Nwaoli. About BellaNaija.com Living & Celebrating the African ...

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Check Out Hilarious Teaser for EbonyLife’s ‘Chief Daddy’ starring Nedu, Chigul, Nkem Owoh & Patience Ozokwor

Another teaser for Ebonylife’s star-studded film Chief Daddy has just been released! (In case you missed the first one, click here) The Niyi Akinmolayan film stars Patience Ozokwor, Nkem Owoh, Joke Silva, Rachael Oniga, Richard Mofe Damijo, Shaffy Bello, Funke Akindele Bello, Kate Henshaw, Nedu, Chigurl, Falz and a host of others. Chief Daddy was written by Bode Asiyanbi, produced by Temidayo Abudu and Queen Martins. Synopsis: Chief ...

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