Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje hopes his directorial debut will offer a “healing” process for foster care parents and children

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 22, 2019
British-born Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje was taken into foster care by a white family near London as a baby in the 1960s. As a youth, the unthinkable happened: the black boy joined a gang of violent white supremacists. Now an award-winning actor, he has brought his story to cinemas in his country of origin – Nigeria. He […]

New Guinness World Record: Jennifer Aniston hits 11.5 million Instagram followers in less than two days

by Chuks Azotanion October 17, 2019
Jennifer Aniston has admitted she doesn’t know why she joined Instagram after amassing over 11.5 million followers in less than two days on the social media platform. Hours after she joined the photo-sharing platform on Wednesday, October 16, Jennifer Aniston’s IG page, crashed temporarily as fans rushed to follow her. She broke Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s […]

Nigeria’s No 1 YouTube Channel Founder Mark Angel Talks About Success and Future

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 16, 2019
YouTube in Africa is creating a whole new generation of talent that doesn’t have to go through the usual gatekeepers on TV and radio. Russell Southwood spoke to Mark Angel who runs the biggest YouTube channel in Nigeria about how he does what he does. Twenty-eight year old Mark Angel’s route into comedy was not […]

Meet 5 Top Hollywood actresses who are of Nigerian descent

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 8, 2019
Hollywood, in recent times, has been travelling on the path of ticking the boxes when it comes to representation of diverse peoples. Hitherto, black women were some of the most undermined and overlooked section of persons in the film industry. But now, it seems industry players are taking note. What this development means is that […]

Oscar Best International Film Race 2020: Genevieve’s ‘Lionheart’ Listed

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 2, 2019
Submissions for the best international feature film award at the 2020 Academy Awards have started to come in, and Screen is keeping a running list of each film below. This is the first year the award will be given under the new name of ‘best international feature film’, after a change in April from ‘foreign-language […]

Volodymyr Zelenskyy told Tom Cruise about the benefits of filming in Ukraine

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 1, 2019
World-famous American actor, film director and producer Tom Cruise arrived in Kyiv at the invitation of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy. The Head of State met with him in the President’s Office on September 30 in the evening. During the meeting, Tom Cruise told Volodymyr Zelenskyy that he was interested in Ukrainian locations for shooting […]