Good news!! Netflix buys right to Nollywood movie Chief Daddy
Top Nollywood movie Chief Daddy is now available for viewing worldwide on Netflix, the biggest streaming platform in the world.
The movie by Niyi Akinmolayan, which enjoyed critical acclaim in Nigeria and Ghana, emerged the third highest grossing movie in Nollywood box office history.
Chief Daddy is the third from the stable of EbonyLife Films to be acquired by Netflix – coming after Fifty (2015) and The Wedding Party (2016).
To celebrate this feat, top acts including Funke Akindele, Ini Edo, Dakore Akande, Uti Nwachukwu, Kate Henshaw and other top stars recently stepped out in dashing white outfits for a party at RSVP Lounge, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Mo Abudu wrote on Instagram:
We are dancing our way into our Chief launch on Netflix 💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽, our darli
@funkejenifaakindele doing the Zanku dance. Nothing beats working with grea loving talent. @jermaine.og thank you f capturing this magical moment for us.
In another post, she wrote:
I will like to say a big thank you to our s cast for coming out to the Chief Daddy cocktail, and I must say you were all lo hot hot hot ❤❤❤ . Thank you all once for your support in being a part of maki Chief Daddy the number ONE movie of And to top it all, we are launching on th biggest streaming platform in the world,
Expressing her excitement, the film’s executive producer, Mo Abudu, is elated that the African diaspora will finally be able to access Chief Daddy on Netflix.
“We are extremely thrilled by this wonderful opportunity to bring another great movie to the global audience, even while it continues its spectacular run at the cinema.
“We are pleased by the opportunity that this Netflix partnership provides to meet the huge interest in the diasporan community in Chief Daddy,” she said.