Netflix Set To Debut Yet Another Nigerian Movie Following Genevieve Nnaji's 'Lionheart'

Netflix has announced that following the successful acquisition of Genevieve Nnaji's 'Lionheart', it is set to release another Nigerian movie on its streaming platform soon.

According to the American streaming powerhouse, a comedy that is titled 'Chief Daddy' will be available for streaming from March 15, 2019.

The movie is produced by EbonyLife Films and tells the tale of billionaire Chief Beecroft, his untimely death and his family members, who end up feuding over his will.

‘Chief Daddy’ was directed by Niyi Akinmolayan and written by Bode Asinyanbi. It showcases a star-studded cast that includes Richard Mofe-Damijo, Zainab Balogun, Funke Akindele and Kate Henshaw.

The film was released in Ghanaian and Nigerian cinemas on December 14, 2018, and got off to an excellent start, managing to generate over $110 000.00 million in movie ticket sales within the first three days of its local release.
This became the second-highest opening weekend for any Nollywood film in 2018 and also the third-highest-ever opening weekend for a film in Nollywood, according to FilmOne distribution.

Within the first ten days of its release, ‘Chief Daddy’ made over $319 000.00. In the following month, January 2019, it grossed over $691 000.00 after only being at the box office for 19 days.

It generated $832 000.00 after spending less than a month in the movie theatres.

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