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The most anticipated Kemi Adetiba's King of Boys sequel and Kunle Afolayan's Citation movies are set for an exclusive Netflix release.
On Monday, the official twitter account for the Nigerian Netflix franchise made a tweet on their twitter page announcing some of their Netflix exclusives' release. The thread for the announcement contained three tweets, one of which confirmed the works of an untitled adult series by Inkblot Productions starring Funke Akindele, then a tweet confirming the exclusive release of Kunle Afolayan's Citation movie on Netflix globally on November 6. It further stated that the long-awaited Kemi Adetiba's King of Boys 2 movie would also be released exclusively on Netflix in 2021.
The tweets read, "We’ve got BIG news!
"First up, an untitled young adult series about a gifted teen who gets a scholarship to Naija’s top school is coming soon. It’s an @InkblotPresents production, created by @IamSnazz @DamiElebe, & starring @funkeakindele. Casting will be announced soon!
"The highly anticipated @kunleafolayan film, Citation, launches globally on November 6, exclusively on Netflix. The film stars @haitianhero, @gabbylucciii, Ini Edo, @jokesilva, @adjeteygh and introduces newcomer @TemiOtedola!
"Finally; @kemiadetiba’s King of Boys 2 (#KOB2), IS COMING TO NETFLIX in 2021! It features returning stars @SolaSobowaleTKV, @IamReminisce, @iLLBlissGoretti & @IamToniTones, and adds @RMofeDamijo, @NseIkpeEtim & @IamEFAIwara. We told you we got BIG news for you. As you were."
The tweet affirmed the return of stars like Sola Sobowale, Reminisce, Toni Tones, and IllBliss in the King of Boys film's sequel, which is also introducing new stars like Richard Mofe Damijo, Nse Ikpe Etim, and Efa Iwara.
Since the announcement of the Nollywood industry partnership with Netflix, quite a several Netflix originals have been announced to be in works while some movies have sought a release on Netflix instead of the traditional cinematic release. First of all, the Oloture movie will now be released on the network on October 2. The film stars the likes of Sharon Ooja, Omoni Oboli, Omawunmi, Beverly Osu, and Lala Akindoju, amongst others, and centers around a young journalist who goes undercover to uncover a sex trafficking organization.