4 Hollywood Films By Nigerian Filmmakers To Watch In 2018
As 2018 enters inches into the end of the first quarter, our fingers are still crossed as we hope for some great movies by Nigerian filmmakers in Hollywood.
Here are 4 movies you should watch.
The Cloverfield Paradox
First on the list is the Netflix film, Cloverfield Paradox.
The Cloverfield Paradox is a 2018 American science fiction horror film directed by Nigerian American, Julius Onah, written by Oren Uziel and Doug Jung, and produced by J. J. Abrams's Bad Robot Productions.
It is the third installment in the Cloverfield franchise, following Cloverfield (2008) and 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016).
The film stars Daniel Brühl, Elizabeth Debicki, Aksel Hennie, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Chris O'Dowd, John Ortiz, David Oyelowo and Zhang Ziyi.
It follows an international group of astronauts aboard a space station. After using a particle accelerator to try to solve Earth's energy crisis, they must find a way home while accidentally traveling to an alternate dimension.
Nigerian-American filmmaker, Faraday Okoro won $1 million grant to make a feature film that will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival later this year.
He beat three other promising filmmakers to the prize by making a film about a topical issue in Nigeria - Internet scam.
Nigerian Prince follows a stubborn Nigerian-American teenager, who after being sent to Nigeria against his will, joins forces with an internet scammer in order to return to the United States.
The Wedding Party star, Adesua Etomi will be starring in an action film.
The upcoming flick titled Muna, looks like there will be a lot of butt kicking done by Adesua.
The movie will star Falz, Onyeka Onwenu, Ebele Okaro and Wonder Woman's Mayling Ng. While no official story line has been given, Adesua holding a sword, makes her look sooo cool.
Lost and Game of Thrones star, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje will be making his directorial debut this year.
He would be making a semi-autobiographical film titled Farming, which will star Kate Beckinsale, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Genevieve Nnaji and Damson Idris.
The film will follow Adewale, who is sent to the UK by his parents in the hope of giving him a better life.
Instead, he becomes the leader of a white skinhead gang in 1980s England.
When all seems lost and he spirals into self-destruction, a benevolent teacher offers him one last chance at redemption.