This comes after the global streaming giant announced the official launch of Netflix Naija on social media with a snap of the Nigerian film industry’s most notable filmmakers and actors.
Image: Akin Omotoso IG
According to Business Insider, Netflix is currently developing two unnamed Nigerian original series, one of them being an Akin Omotoso project. The yet-to-be-titled project is a six-part series directed by Akin alongside Daniel Oriahi and CJ Obasi. It will be set in Lagos, will follow the story of Kemi, a female deity who reincarnates as a human in a bid to avenge the death of her sister.
Akin shared the exciting news on social media.
Akin Omotoso to direct Netflix’s first original Nigerian series. Congratulations!
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N is for Naija. N is for Nollywood. N is the 14th alphabet. 14 is also how many great talents you’re looking at. N is for Netflix. But most importantly…hello, Nigeria! pic.twitter.com/js8z3LIyM3
— Netflix Naija (@NetflixNaija) February 25, 2020