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Trailer: Idris Elba & Kate Winslet Star in New Film ‘Mountain Between Us’

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Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow-covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across hundreds of miles of wilderness, pushing one another to endure and discovering strength they never knew possible. The film Mountains Between Us is directed by Academy Award nominee Hany Abu-Assad and stars Academy Award winner Kate Winslet and Golden Globe winner Idris Elba. The film is based on a best-selling novel by Charles Martin. Watch trailer

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The Cars Always Win The Show As Latest Fast And Furious Franchise Drops

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The latest instalment in the $4 billion Fast and the Furious franchise drops this weekend in theaters nationwide. It’s called The Fate of the Furious, and it is the exploding cherry that completes the series’ testosterone sundae. By the time you get to the car chase scene in the streets of New York, which involves a giant wrecking ball (and an automaker’s greatest nightmare when it comes to autonomous driving), you will think it seems totally normal. A chase across an ice field to outrace a nuclear submarine? Just another great Tuesday. In the ‘Fate of The Furious’, which is also

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Highest Grossing Film, ” The Wedding Party” To Get A Sequel

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A sequel to the record-breaking romantic comedy, “The Wedding Party” is in the works. The sequel which is yet to get an official title, will follow the story of a different couple and will be shot in Dubai. According to a source who spoke with Pulse Nigeria, the writers are done with scripting and editing and Principal Photography is set to commence. A collaboration between EbonyLife Films, FilmOne Distribution, Koga Studios and Inkblot Productions, the first film grossed over 40 million naira at the box office. Source: pulse.ng

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Kide Kosoko, Alex Ekubo, Rachael Oniga, Others Feature In New Film, “Loving Danielle”

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Ike Nnaebue is currently working on a new movie project titled, “Loving Danielle.” A star-studded production, the movie is being filmed in Lagos (Nigeria), Las Vegas (USA) and Antigua (Caribbean Island). Featuring International and Nigerian actors, “Loving Daniella” stars Bridget King, Jennifer Outland, Samantha Jones, Barbara Anakwa, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Joseph Benjamin, Theresa Edem, Alex Ekubo, Jide Kosoko, Rachael Oniga, Courtney Michael, Omar Mathurin, Julie Hewlett and Lauvin Phillip. The movie follows Efe and Daniella’s marriage; a unique union that supposedly exhibits the perfect example of “unconditional love.” Daniella is a beautifully alluring young women who has a borderline mental condition

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Avatar 2 Release Date Pushed Back

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Audiences will have to wait even longer to return to Pandora. Director James Cameron revealed that the sequel to the highest-grossing movie of all time worldwide will no longer be released Christmas 2018. The second installment in the planned five-film franchise has been delayed for a third time, after it was initially scheduled to hit theaters in December 2014. The other three films were originally slated for release during Christmastime 2020, 2022, and 2023. The director didn’t mention whether the other sequels are behind schedule as well, but those releases will likely be affected, too, as the films will be shot simultaneously.

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Stolen Sweat. The Wedding Party Movie Loses 200 Million Naira To Illegal Streaming

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The Producers of ‘The Wedding Party Movie’, have been hit with major financial setback to the tune of 200 million naira. Just weeks after the crew and cast of the record breaking movie celebrated their N500 million profit, Pirated versions have started selling for N500 in Lagos, N400 in Benin, N300 in Abuja and Port Harcourt, and the cheapest price goes for N200 in Warri, Delta State. It is also available for illegal streaming and downloading on Facebook and earlier on Youtube which reached over 200k views  before it got flagged off for copyright and taken down. That’s over 200,000

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007 Hopefuls. Boyega, Hiddleston, Elba Tipped For The 25th Series Of James Bond

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James Bond screenwriters Neal Purvis and Robert Wade have reportedly signed up to write the new, as-yet-untitled 007 film. The pair have worked as co-writers on every movie in the spy franchise since 1999’s The World is Not Enough. Daily Mail reporter Baz Bamigboye today tweeted that both writers had been “hired” for the new movie, but that lead actor Daniel Craig was “still deciding whether he will do it”. Speaking to The Telegraph in February, the writers hinted that the next film would have to be a radical departure from 2015’s Spectre. Wade said: “Spectre felt like it closed off a certain way of

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The Day After Tomorrow – but worse! ‘Geostorm’ trailer outlandishly depicts the end of the world

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If Hollywood wanted to terrify moviegoers about what a global warming-induced apocalypse would look like, it may have succeeded with Geostorm. The latest end-of-the-world disaster film, which is set to open in theaters on October 20, is produced by Warner Brothers. Its director, Dean Devlin, was also the writer and producer of Independence Day and Godzilla, two other blockbuster movies whose plotlines followed similar motifs. It stars Scottish actor Gerard Butler, who plays a scientist that needs to fix sophisticated satellites that control the earth’s weather. The satellites suffer a malfunction that cause them to destroy the Arctic, setting off

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Tamara Eteimo, Jibola Dabo, Happy Julian Uchendu & More Star in ‘My Game’ | Watch The Trailer

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My Game is a blockbuster hit about a 27 year-old confident and sophisticated lady who is a champion at the game of Chess. Her pleasure and achievement in playing Chess soon turns into a big nightmare when she gets involved with a bad business mogul. She is left to battle between the devil and the deep blue sea in a bid to save those she loves. The movie features Nollywood stars Tamara Eteimo, Jibola Dabo, Eddie Watson, Happy Julian Uchendu and more. My Game was produced by Happy Julian Uchendu and directed by Deus Sarcedos. Watch Trailer:    

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Toyin Abraham Ready To Make “Alakada” A Box Office Success

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Toyin Abraham, formerly known as Aimakhu, recently promised to take over 2017 with her new production “Alakada Reloaded.” Photos from set of the upcoming movie has surfaced and it’s easy to understand why she hopes to take over cinemas in 2017. The Yoruba actress is producing a star-studded movie which stars some talented actors. The upcoming “Alakada Reloaded” stars Toyin Aimakhu alongside Kehinde Bankole, Woli Arole, Nedu OAP, Helen Paul, Lilian Esoro, Annie Idibia, Bidemi Kosoko, Liz Da Silva, Gabriel Afolayan among others. “Alakada Reloaded” will be the third production in the “Alakada” series. The first movie was released in 2009,

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24 Years After “Fortunes” Ramsey Nouah Makes Major TV

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Nollywood veteran Ramsey Nouah will take a leading role in an untitled upcoming action thriller. The TV series which marks his comeback to the small screen will feature him alongside his “Vuga” and “Silent Night” co-actor, Segun Arinze.   The untitled series marks Nouah’s first major TV series in 24 years. His last small screen appearance was in the 1993 “Fortunes,” which featured him as Jeff Akin Thomas. The 1993 series which ran for two years on The Nigerian Television Authority also starred Regina Askia, Liz Benson, Pat Attah, Lai Ashadele, Dolly Unachukwu among others. Imoh Umoren, the director behind

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Check Out The A- List Celebs That Will Feature In Toyin Aimakhu’s ‘Alakada Reloaded’

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Nollywood actor, Toyin Aimakhu who is now Toyin Abraham’s star-studded “Alakada Reloaded” will be the third production in the “Alakada” series. The first movie was released in 2009, while the second was released in 2013. Stargist.com brings you 9 top-notch celebrities that will star in this movie. See below. 1 Annie Idibia Annie Idibia is the a Nollywood actress and wife of legendary musician, Tuface Idibia. She has two beautiful daughters. 2 Lilian Esoro   Lilian Esoro is an Imo State-born actress who has a son with Triple MG boss, Ubi Franklin. 3 Kehinde Bankole Kehinde Bankole is Nigerian actress, model

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These Are The Exciting Nollywood Movies To Watch In 2017

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2016’s movie industry highlights include the Toronto International Film Festival which focused on Lagos, Nigeria, as part of its City to City programme. The eighth year for the City to City programme showcased filmmakers living and working in Lagos. Eight Nollywood movies screened at the festival. Other highlights include the box office success of movies like “Wives on Strike,” “A Trip to Jamaica”  and “The Wedding Party.” The year also saw the release of outstanding movies including “The Arbitration,” “76,” “Green White Green,” “Ojukokoro,” “93 Days” among others. What should we expect in 2017? While it is too soon to

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Golden Globe Awards 2017 winners: The full list

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The 74th annual Golden Globe Awards Awards took place on Sunday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on Sunday and below is the list of all the nominations and winners. List and winners after the cut… Best Motion Picture, Drama Moonlight (WINNER)       Manchester by the Sea       Lion       Hacksaw Ridge       Hell or High Water Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy      La La Land (WINNER)      20th Century Women      Sing Street      Florence Foster Jenkins      Deadpool Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama       Isabelle Huppert, Elle (WINNER) Natalie Portman, Jackie Ruth Negga, Loving Amy Adams, Arrival Jessica

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IretiOla Doyle, Gabriel Afolayan, Beverly Naya, Others Shine In “Something Wicked”

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Something Wicked, a Psychodrama produced by the JAF alliance also happens to be the first movie released under the production trio made up of Okey Uzoeshi‘s Jack of Aces films, Isioma Osaje‘s Agency 106 & co and Yemi Morafa‘s Film Boyz Inc. Directed by Yemi Morafa, this movie stars Iretiola Doyle, Okey Uzoeshi, Adesua Etomi, Gabriel Afolayan, Ivie Okujaye-Egboh, Beverly Naya, Keira Hewatch, Omowunmi Dada and many more. Something Wicked is the story of a widow Hauwa (played by Ireti Doyle), whose recently orphaned nephew Abel (played by Okey Uzoeshi), moves into her home from the violence-riddled Northern Nigeria after the murder

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Amazing! Nigerian Movies Gross over N1 billion in 2016

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The past couple of years has seen Nollywood record massive wins and we’re so excited about it! From AY Makun‘s “30 Days in Atlanta”, Ebonylife‘s “Fifty”, Omoni Oboli‘s “Wives on Strike” to Kunle Afolayan‘s “The CEO”, and now “A Trip to Jamaica”, “The Wedding Party”, “93 Days”, “76” and many more, it is clear that the Nigerian movie industry has the potential to rake in billions of dollars in revenue. 50-locally produced titles brought in about N1 billion in ticket sales. This figure represents about 30 percent of the total N3.5 billion generated from just 28 cinemas across the country.

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It’s A Winning Year For Nigerian Cinema Movies

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The Nigerian movie industry better known as Nollywood has never had it so good judging by the rare feats achieved by some productions churned out by industry players in 2016. It has been a year of surprise box office hits which saw some Nollywood movies out-grossing some Hollywood blockbuster movies at the local box office in a period where Nigerian movies got more spotlight. Leading the way as the highest grossing Nollywood movie for 2016 is “A Trip to Jamaica”, a movie by popular stand-up comedian, Ayo Makun, popularly known as AY. The movie beat the all-time box office revenues

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Romantic comedy grosses over N120M in 12 days

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A collaboration between EbonyLife Films, FilmOne Distribution, Koga Studios and Inkblot Productions, “The Wedding Party” has grossed over 120 million naira in 12 days. The comedy movie which holds a record as the biggest opening week in history of Nollywood, grossed 21.5 million naira on Christmas Day. The movie which made its debut on December 16, 2016, has now grossed over 120 million naira. Before its latest record, the movie had set a box office record as the biggest opening weekend in Nollywood after grossing 36 million naira in three days. The romantic comedy stars Adesua Etomi as Dunni Coker,

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Mike Ezuruonye’s Debut Movie as a Producer, “Brother Jekwu” reportedly makes N20Million in 10 Days!

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Nigerians are definitely avid movie watchers. Nollywood actor Mike Ezuruonye made his directorial debut recently with a movie called “BrotherJekwu” and according to reports, in the first 10 days of the movie being in the cinema it grossed approximately N20 million. Amazing. Mike Ezuronye’s movie which stars Mike Ezuruonye, Angela Okorie, Wofaifada, Funny Bone, Nedu, Klint D Drunk, Huddah Monroe, Sabrina Stadler, among others tells the story of a village man with native intelligence that is full of adventure, proud and conceited. He is lucky to make it to Kenya on the bill of his corrupt cousin where he gets

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2017 AMVCA nominations: 93 days and ’76 lead nominations

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The 2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards nominees were announced yesterday Wednesday December 14th, 2016 at Intercontinental Hotels. 93 days, the move which is dedicated to the memory of Dr Stella Adadevoh that sacrificed her life during the Ebola crisis and ’76 led the pack with 8 & 14 nominations respectively. See the full list after the cut… Best Supporting Actress Ivie Okujaye – Something Wicked Somkele Idhalama – 93 Days Adunni Ade – It’s Her Day Ebele Okaro – Ebele Okaro Kehinde Bankole – 8 Bars and a Clef Khanyi Mbau – Happiness is a Four Letter Word Namundi Mbusi

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