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Izu Ojukwu’s ’Amina’ Tops Netflix Trends in 52 Countries

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Izu Ojukwu’s ’Amina’ Tops Netflix Trends in 52 Countries

The historical epic ‘AMINA’ premiered on the streaming platform on November 4, 2021. THE director, Izu Ojukwu has reacted to the film’s successful release on global streaming platform, Netflix.

The feature film which debuted early this month has risen to the top 10 trend list in 52 countries. Confirming its latest feat, Ojukwu wrote on Instagram: “Made in 2015, now top 10 in 52 countries, no special feat”.

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Co-produced by ‘Living In Bondage’ writer Okey Ogunjiofor, the historical epic based on warrior queen Amina of Zazzau first made headlines in 2017 with the release of its trailer and plans for a theatrical release in the same year.

Nearly four years later, the film resurfaced with Ojukwu confirming that it was set for release but on the global streaming platform.

Starring Lucy Ameh in the lead role alongside Clarion Chukwurah, Ali Nuhu, Ojukwu’s ‘Amina’ centres on the historical figure’s personal journey through love, failures and triumphs.

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Alec Baldwin Denies Pulling Trigger in Fatal ‘Rust’ Set Shooting

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Alec Baldwin Denies Pulling Trigger in Fatal 'Rust' Set Shooting

Hollywood actor, Alec Baldwin has denied pulling the trigger of the prop gun that killed Ukrainian filmmaker Halyna Hutchins. Baldwin in his first sit-down interview post the tragic accident on the set of his film ‘Rust’ in October, denied pulling the trigger as originally reported.

The interview marks the first time Baldwin has spoken about the incident on camera, except for a brief interview he gave to TMZ in October, in a bid to stop the paparazzi from following him and his family. In that appearance, he described the incident as a “one in a trillion episode” and said accidents of its nature very rarely happened on film sets.

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Hutchins was reportedly shot and killed as Baldwin rehearsed with what he believed to be a “cold” – or safe – gun on the set of his western film ‘Rust in New Mexico. Hutchins was flown to hospital by helicopter after the shooting but later died of her injuries. Director Joel Souza, 48, was also injured.

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Tems Reacts Following Reprisal That Trailed Wizkid for Touching Her ‘Backside’ Inappropriately

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Tems Reacts Following Reprisal That Trailed Wizkid for Touching Her ‘Backside’ Inappropriately

Talented Nigerian singer, Tems, reacts following the uproar on how superstar singer, Wizkid, touched her inappropriately while performing on stage.
This is coming after fans attacked Wizkid for trying to lift Tems and getting touchy during a performance.
In reaction to the social media uproar, the outstanding female singer addressed the situation as that which is not as serious as fans took it.
In Tems‘words, “Wiz is my brother, someone I look up to and I’m grateful. He’s human and I am human. I love him and that’s not gonna change.

Meanwhile Fan of superstar singer, Wizkid have reacted after Nigerians dragged Wizkid for trying to touch Tems backside and lift her up on stage.

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Hours ago, a video surfaced the internet showing the moment Tems subtly pushed down Wizkid’s hand and disengaged from him after he tried to lift her up.
Reacting to the video, Nigerians dragged Wizkid over his action, stating that it was inappropriate and uncalled for.
However, Wizkid fans have stepped in to defend their fave as they shared a video of Tems getting cozy with Wizkid on stage.

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Gucci Family Threatens Law Suit Over Portrayal in ‘House of Gucci’

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The Gucci family has threatened the producers of ‘house of Gucci’ with legal action over what they describe as the ‘insulting portrayal of the family’ in the film.

According to reports, the heirs of Aldo Gucci alleged that the producers of the newly released film did not consult them before portraying members of the family as “thugs, ignorant and insensitive to the world around them.”

While refuting claims that the fashion family wasn’t inclusive of women, the statement further revealed that they were particularly displeased at the portrayal of patrizia reggiani as a victim, despite the fact that the Italian socialite was convicted of instigating the murder of her husband, Maurizio Gucci.

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Directed by riley Scott, the murder drama follows the story of Italian socialite patrizia reggiani who spent 16 years in prison for plotting the murder of her ex-husband Maurizio Gucci, one-time head of the iconic fashion company. The film stars lady gaga as reggiani and Adam driver as Maurizio Gucci alongside Jared Leto, al Pacino and Salma Hayek.

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