Nigeria: Netflix Africa Slate Includes Mo Abudu-Produced Series ‘Baby Farm’, Features ‘House of Ga’a.


In honor of International Women’s Day, Netflix has released a slate of works from female filmmakers in Nigeria and other regions of Africa, including two new original series and a movie.

In terms of television shows, Mo Abudu is executive producing Baby Farm for Netflix. The show centers on Adanna, a young pregnant lady who unintentionally gives her unborn twins to a well-known NGO only to find out later that she has been imprisoned in a terrifying baby farm. Starring are Rita Dominic and Joseph Benjamin.

This is in addition to Abudu’s previously revealed film Òlòtūré: The Journey, starring Sharon Ooja who was a young journalist operating in disguise as a sex worker in Nigeria.

Director and producer Hamisha Daryani Ahuja’s Postcards, which follows four troubled Nigerians in India as they face their fears and wants through a journey of love and self-discovery, is the other new series title that was unveiled today.

The movie House of Ga’a, which is based on the real-life events surrounding Bashorun Ga’a and is set in the Oyo Empire in the eighteenth century, was also revealed today. Bolanle Austen-Peters produces and directs with Joseph Umoibom and Femi Brach stars.

The third season of the reality series Young, Famous and African, the fourth season of Blood and Water, and Kemi Adetiba’s drama series To Kill A Monkey will all be joining the current schedule of programming.

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