Netflix Reveals Release Date For Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’
Global streaming giant, Netflix has revealed the release date for Lionheart, a film produced and directed by Genevieve Nnaji.
After announcing that it has acquired rights to stream the film in September, Netflix has announced the movie’s release date.
Lionheart will be available for viewers to watch on Netflix from January 4, 2019.
The movie, which was produced by Nnaji and Chinny Onwugbenu’s production company, The Entertainment Network (TEN), has a strong cast of Nollywood actors such as Nkem Owoh, Onyeka Onwenu, Steve Eboh, Pete Edochie, Kanayo O Kanayo, Kalu Ikeagwu, Jemima Osunde, Chika Okpala, Yakubu Mohammed and Sani Muazu.
Lionheart was well-received at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival and also made history when it became the first original Netflix film to come out of Nigeria.
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Revisit the full synopsis.
Running a company can be challenging, especially if you are a female in a male-dominated industry. Looking to prove her worth, Adaeze steps up to the challenge when her father, Chief Ernest Obiagu is forced to take a step back due to health issues. Ironically, he appoints his crude and eccentric brother, Godswill, instead to run the company with his young daughter. Complications arise when they discover that the family business is in dire financial straits and both Adaeze and Godswill try to save the company in their own way to crazy and often hilarious results.