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Seven Thrilling Nollywood Releases Wrapping Up 2023

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What is a true Nigerian Christmas without movies to enjoy on your own or with loved ones?

The holiday season brings joy to movie lovers with plenty of treats. As 2023 wraps up in 31 days, the Nigerian film industry continues to release new titles for your enjoyment.

What is a true Nigerian Christmas without movies to enjoy on your own or with loved ones?

From cinemas to various streaming platforms, there is definitely something for everyone to enjoy this December.

Written by Musa Jeffery David, “Blood Vessel” depicts six youths, played by Jide Kene Achufusi, Adaobi Lilian Dibor, David Ezekiel, Levi Chikere, Obinna Okenwa, and Slyvester Ekanem, evading the military as targets after an uproar.

On a ship, they face life-threatening challenges, leading to bloodshed and betrayals in their attempt to escape capture.

Produced by Fafa Bello OsagieRoxanne Adekunle-Wright and Agozie Ugwu, with Moses Inwang as the director, the cast includes Alex Budin, Bimbo Manuel, Ebele OkaroJohn DumeloPere EgbiFrancis Duru, Rene Mena, Oyibo Rebel, Haillies SumneyKaterina Ataman, and Alexa Iniye.

Blood Vessel will premiere exclusively on Netflix on December 8.

A six-part legal drama called “Agu” centers around law, family rivalries, and a touch of the supernatural.

Following the lives of three main characters—Etim (Kanayo O Kanayo), Pius (Nonso Odogwu), and Victoria (Ruby Okezie)—as they become embroiled in a murder case.

Starring Mofe Duncan, Tina Mba, Linda Ejiofor, Ireti Doyle, Ego Nwosu, Vine Olugu, and former Big Brother Titans housemate Miracle Op.

Agu premieres exclusively on Showmax on December 14.

Produced by Mercy AigbeAda Omo Daddy is one of the three big titles fighting for your attention around Christmas.

Omowunmi Dada, engaged to Tayo Faniran, encounters family obstacles in their cross-cultural love.

Directed by Akay Mason Ilozobhie and Adebayo Tijani, the upcoming title has been described as a project that sheds more light on various social issues.

The star-studded cast features Tomi Ojo, Charles Okafor, Chiwetalu Agu, Dele Odule, Taiwo Adeyemi, Fred Amata, Carol King, Mariam Peters, Phyna, Adeniyi Johnson, Nkechi Blessing, Wunmi Toriola, Chief Kanran, Adediwura Gold, Fausat Balogun, Jumoke Odutola, with a special appearance from Fuji music star Chief Wale Ayuba.

Executive produced by Aigbe, her husband Kazim Adeoti, and Ope Ajayi, “Ada Omo Daddy” is set to premiere in cinemas nationwide on December 15.

Produced and directed by the award-winning Funke Akindele, “A Tribe Called Judah” narrates the tale of a single mother and her sons, bound by love despite their differences.

Co-directed by Adeoluwa Owu, the cast includes Ebele OkaroUzor ArukweNse Ikpe EtimGenoveva UmehFaithia WilliamsNosa RexGreg OjefuaIbrahim YekiniBoma AkporePaschaline Ijeoma AlexEtinosa IdemudiaJuliana Olayode and Yvonne Jegede.

Set to debut across cinemas nationwide on December 15, “A Tribe Called Judah” awaits its release.

Written and directed by BB Sasore, this faith-themed film narrates the transformative journey of a man who regains purpose through a life-changing encounter with a young man.

Produced by Eku EdeworBreath of Life is set in 1950s Lagos, Nigeria. Led by Wale Ojo, the cast includes Genoveva UmehChimezie ImoBimbo ManuelTina MbaDemola AdedoyinSam Dede, and Sambasa Nzeribe.

After a successful run at AFRIFF, “Breath of Life” will premiere on Prime Video on December 15, 2023.

Produced and led by Toyin Abraham, “Malaika” delves into a married couple’s struggles with infertility, unraveling their frustrations and seeking answers.

The feature promises an emotional journey, revealing the extremes a woman goes to in search of answers.The project also explores the toll these challenges have on the husband, who struggles with the feeling of helplessness.

Directed by Steve Sodiya, other cast members in this production include Ibrahim ChattaUzor ArukweOdunlade AdekolaPelumi OlawuniTaiwo Lyncett, Adesege Adeniji and Ugandan entertainer, Anne Kansiime.

Scheduled for theatrical debut on December 22, “Malaika” will hit cinemas nationwide.

EbonyLife Studios, led by Mo Abudu, produces the “WAR” series, a spin-off from “Sons of the Caliphate,” set to premiere this holiday season.

In “WAR,” Rahama Sadau’s Binta orchestrates Nuhu Bula’s rise to the governorship, fiercely protecting his success. But when she discovers his plan to remarry, a betrayed fury drives her to extreme measures to safeguard her love.

Written by Karachi Atiya, the title promises alot of intrigue following the official trailer released on Thursday, November 30, 2023, which gave a sneak peek into the rattling drama we can expect.

Directed by Dimbo Atiya, the cast boasts stars like Yakubu Mohammed, Patrick Doyle, Ayoola Ayolola, Ifeanyi Kalu, Theresa Edem, Bikiya Graham Douglas, Daniel Okosun, Maikudi “Cashman”, Mickey Odeh, Sophia Mohammed, Rahama Sadau, Uzee Usman, Padita Agu, and Ahide Adum.

WAR will debut via Netflix on December 28, 2023.

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