Ishaya Bako goes back Beyond the Veil

By Content Nigeria reporter
June 7, 2024

Beyond the Veil

Nigerian filmmaker Ishaya Bako has announced the debut of the second season of his television series Beyond the Veil.

Beyond the Veil is created by Nadine Ibrahim and Sifa Asani Gowon, produced by Folawewo Aiyegbusi and executive produced by Bilal Ibrahim, Nabil Zeitoun, Fareed Zeitoun and Ishaya Bako.

Returning cast members include Jemima Osunde, Maryam Booth, Norah Ego, Ame Aiyejina, Habiba Tanko Zock-Sock and Yakubu Mohammad, while newcomers include Tope Olowoniyan, Andrew Yaw Bunting and Ijapari Ben-Hirki.

S2 will premiere this weekend on Amazon streaming platform Prime Video.

Beyond the Veil follows five women living in Abuja as they navigate work, love, family and friendship.

Showcasing the richness and diversity of the Northern Nigerian culture, the series displays the beauty of Arewa fashion, lifestyle and tradition while also highlighting social issues such as polygamy, drug abuse, gender-based violence, forbidden relationships and unstable family dynamics.

“Yes, it’s official: Beyond the Veil will be coming for a second season. From the start, our incredible fan base has been the driving force behind our success, and we are excited to unveil the next chapter in this empowering series,” said production company Naila Media.

“The second season raises the stakes the characters go through, just as it raises the bar in production value. Join us as we journey with our characters through their darkest moments, inspiring strength and resilience in every frame.”