[E-NEWS] NETFLIX BUYS NIGERIAN COMEDY MOVIE ‘LIONHEART’

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NETFLIX HAS BOUGHT WORLDWIDE RIGHTS TO GENEVIEVE NNAJI’S COMEDY “LIONHEART” ON THE EVE OF ITS WORLD PREMIERE AT THE TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL.

NETFLIX ANNOUNCED THE DEAL FRIDAY. THE FILM WILL PREMIERE AT TIFF ON SATURDAY. “LIONHEART” MARKS THE FIRST NETFLIX ORIGINAL FILM FROM NIGERIA.

NNAJI STARS WITH NKEM OWOH, PETE EDOCHIE, AND ONYEKA ONWENU.

SHE ALSO WROTE THE SCRIPT WITH CHINNY ONWUGBENU, ISHAYA BAKO, EMIL GARUBA, AND C.J. OBASI AND PRODUCED BY T.E.N. — THE ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK. MPM PREMIUM HANDLED THE SALE.