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“FIFTY” grosses over N400m ROI

Mar 28, 2016 EbonyLife Films’ debut movie “Fifty” has grossed over N400 million returns on investment, which includes almost N100 million in box office returns alone after a successful 4-month run in Nigerian cinemas.

The movie also generated income from global internet streaming provider Netflix, In-flight Entertainment deals, Video-on-Demand and many more.

Following the success of “Fifty”, the movie is set to be made into a TV series.

While the preproduction of the TV series is already underway, production is expected to kick off in the fourth quarter of 2016.


EbonyLife TV’s movie “FIFTY” set to premiere in London

Sep 8, 2015 The 21st century African women have come of age where they stand shoulder-to-shoulder with their contemporaries the world over.

This resilience and never-giving-up sprit is the theme of the Ebonylife TV movie “Fifty”, which is a riveting exploration of love and lust, power and rivalry, seduction and infidelity.

Set in Lagos, the commercial nerve center of Nigeria, the movie celebrates the pulse and energy of the city while exploring the diversity its residents from the view point of women.

Directed by Biyi Bandele and produced by Tope Oshin Ogun, “Fifty” stars Nollywood divas Ireti Doyle, Dakore Egbuson, Omoni Oboli and Nse Ikpe-Etim.

The movie is scheduled to premiere on Saturday, 17th October 2015, at the Vue 7 Cinema, London.

The Nigerian crowd will however have to wait for the special grand Nigeria premiere on the 13th of December 2015 at The Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos, speaking of saving the best for last.


CNN tweets about EbonyLife’s debut feature film titled “FIFTY”

Sep 7, 2015  So, everyone is talking about EbonyLife’s debut feature film, “Fifty”, including CNN which tweeted about the film on Friday.

CNN highlighted that executive producer of “Fifty”, CEO of EbonyLife TV Mo Abudu, as well as Producer and Director of the movie, Biyi Bandele, want to show African women like never before.

The movie “Fifty”, selected to premiere at the 2015 BFI London Film Festival on October 17 stars Nollywood actresses Nse Ikpe-Etim, Ireti Doyle, Dakore Egbuson and Omoni Oboli.

Set in Lagos, “Fifty” tells the story of four African women coming of age, with similar aspirations and dilemmas.

“Fifty” will be premiering in Nigeria at Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos on December 18.