Anikulapo sets for simultaneous cinema, streaming
Nigeria’s top filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan has confirmed the release of his latest work, ‘Anikulapo’ To cinema and streaming on Netflix.
‘Anikulapo,’ which follows the story of a young man’s quest for greener pastures in ancient Oyo kingdom featured Kunle Remi and other star-studded cast that included Sola Sobowale, Bimbo Ademoye, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Taiwo ‘Ogogo’ Hassan, and Aisha Lawal.
The Netflix film’s theatrical rollout was reportedly in view of its Oscar International Film Festival race. The Nigerian selection committee NOSC has since announced that no film has qualified for 2023.
Afolayan’s film is one of the prominent non-English language titles of the year, alongside EbonyLife films’ ‘Elesin Oba’ and the Femi Adebayo Salami produced ‘King of Thieves.’
‘Anikulapo’ was shot at the newly launched KAP resort in Oyo state by Jonathan Kovel. According to the filmmaker, the film promises an intriguing storyline that will leave film lovers bedazzled.