Nollywood meets Hollywood

Nigerian-born actor Uchenna Echeazu lands role in Hollywood movie

Nigerian-born actor Uchenna Echeazu lands role in Hollywood movie Multi-talented Nigerian-born actor, producer and writer Uchenna Echeazu Conphidance will soon be seen in the role as the owner of a club on FX’s “Atlanta Robbin’ Season”. The show stars Donald Glover as Earn, Brian Tyree Henry as Paper Boi, Zazie Beths as Van, and Lakeith Stanfield, a first generation Nigerian-American, as Darius. Conphidance has worked on numerous Hollywood productions. He most recently played the role of Okoye on “American Gods”, in which he speaks Igbo the entire time. Conphidance has a very diverse resume, from comedy to drama, playing roles with various accents. Other notable work include “Valor”, “Six”, “Fist Fight”,”The Sacrament”, “Complications”, and “The Inspectors”. People typically don’t even rec...

Actress Sope Aluko beats Funke Akindele, Genevieve, others as first to appear in a Marvel movie

Actress Sope Aluko beats Funke Akindele, Genevieve, others as first to appear in a Marvel movie Following the embarrassing adding and removing of Funke Akindele and Genevieve Nnaji’s names from the cast list of Avenger: Infinity War, Nigerians can now look forward to one of their own, Sope Aluko, appearing in a Marvel Studios movie. Unlike Funke and Genevieve who kept mum when the fake news that they had been cast as Dora Milaje went viral, Aluko has expressed her excitement about staring in one of 2018’s most anticipated movies, Black Panther.   Aluko, daughter of a Nigerian diplomat, said in a recent interview on Channels TV’s Sunrise. For so long, I have seen Hollywood depict Africa in a way it shouldn’t be depicted. (But in Black Panther) we are talking about a fictitious co...

U.S. actress Kerry Washington wishes Nollywood actress Uzo Aduba ‘happy birthday’ in Igbo language

U.S. actress Kerry Washington wishes Nollywood actress Uzo Aduba ‘happy birthday’ in Igbo language U.S. movie producer and actress, Kerry Washington, who gained public recognition for starring in the ABC drama, Scandal, took Nigerian actress Uzo Amaka by surprise when she wished her a happy birthday in her Igbo language. Kerry Washington who sent down the birthday wish through her Twitter handle, tweeted: @UzoAduba Ncheta ubochi omumu gi. Ekele diri Chineke. …translating to “Happy birthday. Thanks be to God” Replying her, excited Uzo Aduba tweeted: Heh! Nwannem nwanyi, i na asu Igbo??!? Maka o di mma! Nwanne, daalu maka ubochi omumu m. …translating to “eh! Dear sister, you speak Igbo??!? For he (Nnamdi) is good! Brother, thank you for my birthday.” Washi...

Daniella Okeke shares beautiful photos from her vacation in Hollywood and Las Vegas

30-year-old Imo state-born Nollywood actress Daniella Okeke has taken to her Instagram page to share beautiful photos of herself while vacationing in Hollywood, Los Angeles and Las Vegas in the United States

Nollywood is going to be bigger than Hollywood, mark my words – Omotola Jalade

NOLLYWOOD NEWS: The Nigerian Movie Industry better known as Nollywood has been doing great in recent times and Nollywood Diva Omotola Jalade Ekeinde a.k.a Omosexy is very optimistic that Nollywood will be bigger than Hollywood.

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