Netflix brings two Nigerian TV series on its streaming platform
February 12, 2020
After years of acquiring Nigerian movies, Netflix is now offering Nigerian TV shows on its streaming platform. These latest additions join Obi Emelonye’s “Crazy, Lovely, Cool” and Ebonylife Film’s “Sons of Caliphate.”
Netflix has picked up two Nigerian TV shows ‘Fifty’ and ‘Castle & Castle’.
The series ‘Fifty’ is set in Lagos, the TV show follows four women at the height of their careers. The ladies – Tola, Elizabeth, Maria and Kate – have to balance their personal lives while juggling with their career and family as they approach 50. The cast includes Dakore Akande, Iretiola Doyle, Omoni Oboli, Linda Osifo and Uzor Osimkpa. ‘Fifty’ started streaming on Friday, February 7, 2020.
On the other hand, ‘Castle & Castle’ is dubbed Africa’s first legal series. It tells the story of a couple who has to deal with the challenges that come with being in the same industry. The TV series is directed by Tope Oshin, Niyi Akinmolayan and Kenneth Gyang and the show stars are Dakore Egbuson-Akande, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Eku Edewor, Deyemi Okanlawon, Etim Effiong, Dorcas Shola Fapson and media personality, Denola Grey. ‘Castle & Castle’ will be available this Friday, February 14, 2020.