All-Nigerian cast for Cartoon Network show

Upcoming animated superhero series Iyanu – which is due to premiere in the US on Cartoon Network and streamer Max in 2025 – has an all-Nigerian voice cast.


Sundance Now taken in by White Lies

AMC Networks-owned Sundance Now has acquired North American streaming rights to crime thriller White Lies from pan-African broadcaster M-Net, producer Quizzical Pictures and distributor Fremantle.


SA’s Trace Studios appoints co-MDs

South African production company Trace Studios has appointed Wilna van Schalkwyk and Anita Rowland as co-MDs.


Ohikhuare teases animated film Martyr

Nigerian filmmaker Stanlee Ohikhuare has unveiled his new 2D animated movie titled Martyr, set to premiere in July.


5X Media signs Zeinn, Deshpande

South Africa-, LA- and Madrid-based studio 5X Media has linked with actor and social media influencer Rami Zeinn and Monkey Man star, actor-writer-director Makarand Deshpande.


Kids Street, Stan dance to Jungle Beat

Australian streamer Stan and US pay TV channel Kids Street have both picked up CGI children’s series Jungle Beat.

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