Genevieve Nnaji talks about Nollywood with Richard Quest
Genevieve Nnaji was on CNN as a guest of Richard Quest to talk about her new movie, Lion Heart which was recently acquired by movie streaming giant, Netflix!
While speaking to Richard, Genevieve revealed that despite the language barrier, Nollywood is ready to go global. She also talked about problems of raising funds for Lion Heart
She said, ”For money, we had to self-fund unfortunately, we don’t have adequate funding for movies that we actually intend to go global, there isn’t that provision yet.”
Lion Heart is the first original film from Nigeria to be owned by Netflix. It tells the story of Adaeze, (Genevieve Nnaji) a young lady tries to fill in her father’s shoe after her father falls ill. She was forced to work with her crude and eccentric uncle to save the family business. Lion Heart is star studded featuring Nkem Owoh, Pete Edochie, Onyeka Onwenu, Kanayo O. Kanayo and many others