Chief Daddy movie, Nollywood’s comedy-drama will get a movie sequel slated for 2021 according to TV Producer, Filmmaker and entrepreneur Mo Abudu.
The sequel which has been announced to premiere next year will be a global exclusive to American streaming platform Netflix and Mo Abudu’s Ebonylife TV.
Chief Daddy, a 2018 comedy-drama was written by Bode Asiyanbi, directed by Niyi Akinmolayan, and produced by Mo Abudu and Temidayo Abudu. The film stars an ensemble cast of popular Nollywood actors as well as entertainers. Notable amongst them are Funke Akindele Bello, Kate Henshaw, Folarin Falana (Falz), Richard Mofe Damijo, Joke Silva, Nkem Owoh, Patience Ozokwor and Racheal Oniga.
Chief Daddy tells the tale of a billionaire industrialist who passes on but his will causes chaos amongst his families after being a benefactor to an extended family of relatives, household staff and mistresses.
In an announcement recently on her Instagram handle, Mo broke the news noting that the Chief Daddy movie sequel which is in the works will have Niyi Akinmolayan as one of the executives involved in the project.
“I did promise you loads of exciting announcements in July, and in keeping with that promise, I have one more announcement to make before we end July,” the film TV hostess wrote.
“It’s exclusive to Netflix globally and will be coming to you in 2021. Remember our star-studded cast, they are all super excited about bringing you the sequel,” she added.
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Netflix had recently also announced that it had partnered Ebony Life TV owned by Mo Abudu for the film adaptation of books by playwright Wole Soyinka, and novelist Lola Shoneyin.
The partnership also included that streaming giant Netflix and Abudu would “produce two new Nigerian Originals plus licensed films and a series” for the film production brand.
“I’ve been fortunate to experience how African content can travel and this investment by Netflix is going to help grow the African creative industry and get our stories out there,” Mo Abudu had said in a statement.
“We can only continue to rise and do better with how we tell our stories to those who are receiving it. This step Netflix is taking is going to help grow the industry and get our stories out there.”
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Good morning beautiful people ❤️❤️❤️. I did promise you loads of exciting announcements in July, and in keeping with that promise, I have one more announcement to make before we end July 😊😊😊 Remember this trailer 😂😂😂, from December 2018 😂😂😂, well 💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽, I am pleased to announce that EBONYLIFE FILMS, the Creators and Producers of Chief Daddy in Partnership with NETFLIX will be bringing you CHIEF DADDY 2 !!! It’s EXCLUSIVE to Netflix globally and will be coming to you in 2021😍😍😍 Remember our star studded cast, they are all super excited about bringing you the sequel 💃🏽❤️💃🏽❤️💃🏽❤️. Our super duper Director, @Niyiakinmolayan, we love you 😍❤️ @naijaonnetflix @ajokesilva @k8henshaw @funkejenifaakindele @falzthebahdguy @patienceozokwor @ihuomalindaejiofor @iniedo @nkemowohosuofia @dakoreea @mofedamijo @theonlychigul @racheloniga @shaffybello @zainabbalogun @mawuli_gavor @thebeverlynaya @siruti @nedu_wazobiafm @beverlyosu @rahamasadau @tedabudu @nicole_ofeogbu @yolandaokereke @msjazzified @heidiwena @bodeasiyanbi #AwesomeGod #EbonyLifeOnNetflix #ChiefDaddyOnNetflix #NigeriaToTheWorld
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