The buzz around Genevieve Nnaji's Lionheart, which arrived on Netflix last week Friday, hit a new high when Hollywood actress Kerry Washington tweeted this morning that she was watching the movie and loving it.
Lionheart (2018) Genre: Comedy Release Date: Jan 4, 2019 Stars: Genevieve Nnaji, Nkem Owoh, Pete Edochie Source: Lionheart.2019.1080p.NF.WEBRip.DDP5.1.x264-NTG Language: English Subtitle Language: English IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7707314/
This made "Lionheart" the first original film from Nigeria to be owned by the American movie streaming platform.
As of November 15, Merry Men, a movie produced by Ayo Makun, was ranked the highest grossing movie with a total income of N230 million.
Veteran Nollywood Actress, Genevieve Nnaji s movie has been nominated for the 2020 Oscars in the category of Best International Film. 'Lion heart' is the first ever entry for Nigeria.
Although the movie contained a little of Igbo Language, it is mostly in English, which violates an Academy rule that entries in the category must have "a predominantly non-English dialogue track."
Nigerian actress and singer Stella Damasus who was born in Benin City, Edo State has shared her review for Genevieve Nnaji's new movie Lionheart, adding on just how much she was moved.
I am the director of Lionheart. This movie represents the way we speak as Nigerians.
"Lionheart" is her directorial debut. "Lionheart" will begin screening at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival on September 8. Describe the film for us in your own words.
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Bako alongside 4th Republic writer Emil Garuba also co-wrote the Netflix original film, 'Lionheart' with C.J. Obasi, Chinny Onwugbenu and Genevieve Nnaji.