#COVID19: Popular British ‘Star Wars’ Actor, Andrew Jack Is Dead

by Chuks Azotanion April 1, 2020
British Actor, Andrew Jack, 76, has passed on having tested positive to coronavirus. The dialect coach had garnered huge popularity after starring in ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi’ as General Ematt. Jack’s agent, Jill McCullough confirming his death talked briefly on Jack’s peronal life saying that Jack lived on one of the oldest […]

Roman Polanski’s win at ‘French Oscars’ prompts protests and walkout

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 29, 2020
Fugitive director Roman Polanski’s win at France’s national cinema awards has been met with booing and a walkout by some actresses attending the ceremony in Paris. Key points: Polanski was named the Cesar awards best director for An Officer and a Spy Actress Adele Haenel and others got up and walked out of the room […]

Nigeria made $104 million from film and music in 2019 – Lai Mohammed

by Chuks Azotanion February 26, 2020
Minister of Information and Culture, Laim Mohammed has disclosed that Nigeria realized $104m from the creative industry in 2019.  Speaking during a working visit to the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation’s headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday February 25, the Minister described the film industry as the least untapped part of the economy.  Lai also averred that the creative industry is the fastest […]