Genevieve Nnaji's Directorial Debut 'Lionheart' Has Been Picked Up By Netflix. Ahead of its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival tomorrow, Genevieve Nnaji's Lion Heart Lion Heart has been acquired by Netflix. This makes the film, the first Netflix original film to come out of Nigeria's bubbling film industry.
Lionheart is the veteran Nollywood actress' directorial debut, and it's clearly already making a major splash. The film also stars Nnaji in the lead role, alongside Nkem Owoh, Pete Edochie and Onyeka Onwenu.
The film sees Nnaji's character trying to juggle family and her thriving career, which proves to be a major challenge as she's faced with rampant sexism in the workplace.
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This is actually one of her WORST films! She's had better roles and in the trailer she seems like she's dialed her lines in; although that could be due to a very poor scriot. Not the Genevieve Nnaji we've become used to. I get that she wants to get her work on the international stage but this is not the one.
Exactly. Where is the African Tyler Perry?! He didn't listen to mainstream Hollywood he went out and bought his OWN studio and out out his own product. I don't agree with everything he has produced on celluloid but I definitely respect his work ethic, determination and refusal to be pigeon-holed. Africa is a vast Continent surely there are enough producers and directors who can come together to build a studio?
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2nakechi, your caption is misleading, this is not the first African film Netflix has acquired, Catching Feelings by Pearl Thusi was the first African movie to be purchased by Netflix. Please be factual
This one will seriously pain some people,these people who don't want to see anything good come out from igbo land , but who God bless, if it was anything bad from some of our igbo brother's, you would have seen how they will line up their hateful comments ,bashing innocent people , but jealousy and hate no go gree them near this one
She is a great legend of Nigerian female actors as a Cameroonian I must say I pray for her to continue her great job and impact her great experience to many of our young girls. When ever I look at my daughter I see Genevieve in her I know one day she be just like her God bless you my sister chosa chosa
This woman has sold out and not one of Africa’s own any longer, as there’s no way one can achieve this level of fame, (especially being African) without selling their soul, and this behaviour is rampant in the entertainment industry ie Hollywood is full of them folks!
She’s now a weaponised-mole to infiltrate & promote their hidden agenda of distraction-illusion via indoctrination, brainwashing & manipulation of any unsuspecting naive, gullible and ignorant Africans!
Netflix = white supremacy & global imperialism!
Yeah so now foreigners i.e white people can make even more money off of our own products smh. Black panther made white people billions now they're even more confident in making money off of us yippee, hurray, huzzah.
So sad we Africans don't have Vision. Wasn't Iroko TV, founded by Jason Njoku and partner sold to Netflix? Iroko was gonna be a giant of online streaming (Netflix of Africa), in Africa, but they sold the company to Netflix. It was not like the company was under distress. Mentally we never believe in ourselves unless we involve outsiders. Think "Black First", yee Africans.
Genevieve, Nollywood's rose. Got to be honest, not happy it was picked up by Netflix with their agendas but still...nice one. It's funny, I'm trying to get a film production startup that lends equipment and personnel for cinema standard films in Africa since it is ridiculously unaffordable on the continent. At least it allows us tell our own stories. I think John Boyega is trying to do something similar...
That will be a major business brother! Locate your company either in Lagos, Abuja or in Enugu State which are production hubs for their movies. And if you are American, they will adore you. They lack capital and expertise that's all. I wonder what black people in Hollywood are wauting for. Lack of vision kills our people
It's good but would be happier if Netflix was not own by white people cause in the end we just contributing to whites pocket...we need our own, because there will be more lions heart and the future and we can't let white capitalize on our art!✊🏿
My Name Is Daniel EVERY DISEASE PLAGUES KNOWN TO MAN. CHINA KILLING IS STEALING OUR RESOURCES. WHILE WHITES ARE BEING SLAUGHTERED CANNIBALISM BECAUSE OF RACISM WHITES HELP OUT WITH FOOD PLAUGES. AND WE CALLED FOR A CIVIL WAR ON WHITES/ AMERICA. NO RESPECT FOR WHITES. BLACK HORSE IN SKY WATERS TURN TO BLOOD. SOUNDS OF TRUMPETS HEARD ALL OVER THE WORLD. WHITE HORSE TAKES DOWN FIGHTER JET ATTACKING ISRAEL. AFRICANS PROTEST ISRAEL. CHINA TROOPS IN AFRICA. ISIS CUTS AFRICANS HEADS OFF. MUSLIMS STONE CHRISTIANS TO DEATH IN AFRICA. AFRICA SPLITS IN HALF. STRANGE PHENOMENON UNDER AFRICA THREATENS TO FLIP EARTH MAGNETIC FIELD ! UFO INVADING ( DID JESUS REVEAL WHO THE ANTICHRIST IS). He SHURE did. Is RACIST. A RACE BAITER. ISOS LEADER HE ARMED ISIS AND DRUG CARTEL. ABD CHINA. WELCOME TO THE DEMON RAT PARTY. COMMUNIST NATION EVEY RACE LIVES HERE. ALL IN GENOCIDE. SLAVERY OF EVERY RACE. TOO.
People's SKY AFRICA CALLED FOR A CIVIL WAR ON WHITES. BUT MEXICANS INDIANS LATINO CUBANS ASIAN BLACK GENOCIDE IN AFRICA. NO RESPECT FOR NO ONE. AFRICA CALLED FOR A CIVIL WAR WHITES. CANNIBALISM BECAUSE OF RACISM. KILLING OFF YOUR FARMERS. AFRICA CALLED FOR A CIVIL WAR ON AMERICA. NO RESPECT FOR ANYONE NOT EVEN US BLACKS. WERE IN GENOCIDE IN AFRICA BY ISLAM
Nigeria always taking Africa to the world, but it pain's me when ever i see some African countries talking rubbish about Nigeria, Ghanaians respect Nigeria because you are not in the same level with us
+Victoria Adeyemi can't believe that you really sent us a link about scamming as a damn Nigerian when you Nigerians are the biggest scammers in the entire world. https://youtu.be/F0bsg3BDODg Worry about y'all terrorism as well. You all have the biggest issues in the continent meanwhile Ghana is the most peaceful country in Africa period. Nice try though.
90% of nollywood movie is reality of people daily live and hardships. If you looking for Hollywood pictures of male transgender Nollywood is not a good place for you...Poor quality or good nollywood make impact on people.
Hollywood is 98% fictional, emotional with no salt.
okuomose okuns go suck yah madaa pussy ass bitch!!!!..i know what am saying you lazy ignorant smellyy,rotten,cancerous ass hole,,wasted human,,dragon breathe i dont have to remind you am not stupid..trashhh!!!!!!
Tu51ndBl4d3 Lol the fool shows himself again, didn’t you say you were done? Lol I say tu’bab because it’s what you are, you’re doing exactly what they do, going around pretending to be black or know about black culture while making a complete ass of themselves. Take your ignorance somewhere else your comment wasn’t asked for, but you felt the need to tell black people “their stories couldn’t be told western type format” like Westerns are solely Americans you’re the fucking retard bro, don’t get mad at me. Also how the fuck do you pop in someones thread will bullshit, and tell them to google it? Bitch it’s on you to provide evidence to support you stupid ass outburst, not me. So try again! Maybe before you call someone white you should look at the fact that only one of us has a profile picture or videos, and only one of us is playing the ‘anonymous troll’ game 😂 how pathetic. You’re the only white one here, tu’bab!
Are you a pokemon? Stop saying tubab you demonic white creature. You argue like a little wench, CAN YOU NOT READ?
me: "an epic about nigerian orishas"
you: "you not know the kingdom of ile-ife was in nigeria?"
No I had no idea, that's why I said nigerian in my post you retard. Did I say don't tell african stories, what everyone is trying to get your dense block of stupidity to understand is we can tell stories, we don't need to tell "westerns" GO AND LEARN WHAT THAT IS YOU FLAMING RETARD. That is why I said an epic. go, learn, stop being stupid, google is free.
+Kairaba Musa Sukai We have SOOOO MANY great stories from The Continent throughout the Diaspora. I love the genre of Folk Tales/Fantasy and just in this category it is overflowing! I am a reader, so I don't need movies. But for those that love movies, we have the stories. Take care & keep the facts coming 🙌💪
Bootylicious - natural hair lovin - darker skin promoting African descent cast with African language actually being used! The USA & the world needs more shows like this! YAS! I'll definitely be tuning in!
Ethic Ethnic EVERY RACE INN GENOCIDE HERE. BEING SLAUGHTERED ! Even kids ! NOT CHRISTIAN. MUSLIMS STONE CHRISTIANS TO DEATH IN AFRICA. ISIS CUTS AFRICANS HEADS OFF. CHINA TROOPS IN AFRICA. ITS NOT ABOUT A BIG BOOTY.
I'm really curious, what do you mean by trojan horse? African descendants created big booty culture world wide. Hell, the word "bootylicious" & "booty" are ebonics words. Or are you talking about something else.
+Iffeyn Exactly! As usual uneducated black people are acting like we've been gifted something when self-financed home grown African movies have been around for decades! This is simply a Netflix Original so it will get more airplay.
You do realise there are already home grown Nigerian movies on NETFLIX right? The Wedding Party; Fifty; Road to Yesterday; Falling to name but a few. I'm of Jamaican origins and British-born and even I know that. This is not the first Naija film it's the first Netflix ORIGINAL movie out of Nigeria. Big news just for the name and financing behind it.