Popular Nigerian star, Kunle Afolayan partners with Netflix on 3 features


Popular Nigerian actor, film producer, and director, Kunle Afolayan has signed a deal with Netflix to make three new films, all of which will be set in Nigeria.

Kunle Afolayan who broke the internet with his most recent movie, Citation has showcased his previous films including The CEO, 1 October The Figurine, and will now commission three new movies from the filmmaker: a historical drama, a folklore fantasy, and a character drama.

The first will be an adaptation of Nigerian-American novelist Sefi Atta’s third novel, Swallow, about a naive secretary who after a series of career woes, considers her roommate’s offer to work as a drug mule in mid-1980s Lagos.

The movies will also debut exclusively on Netflix globally.


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