Popular Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji has joined Hollywood as she signed a film deal with United Talent Agency (UTA)
Genevieve Nnaji joins Hollywood as she signs a film deal with United Talent Agency (UTA)
This comes shorttly after Nnaji’s directorial debut film, “Lionheart”. Meanwhile, Netflix announced its acquisition of the rights of Nnaji’s comedy ‘Lion Heart’ just before its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festivals in September, making Lionheart the first original feature from Nigeria to debut on the streaming service.
The Nollywood actress joins stars like Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Kevin Hart,Chris Brown, Gwyneth Paltrow , Mariah Carey, and DJ Khaled who are all signed onto UTA.
Nnaji, who is one of the highest paid actresses in Nollywood, has starred in a number of Nigerian features including Ijé: The Journey, Tango With Me, Doctor Bello, Half of a Yellow Sun, and Road to Yesterday, a film that marked her first outing as a producer.