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Top talent honoured at Future Awards

The 16th edition of the Future Awards Africa took place recently in Lagos, Nigeria, recognising African talent driving change across the continent.

Kayode Kasum

The winners included Nollywood actor Bimbo Ademoye and film director Kayode Kasum. Ademoye won the Future Awards Africa prize for acting while Kasum took home the Future Awards Africa prize for film.

“Thank you to everyone who has seen my work and has supported me on my storytelling journey. You made this happen for me. God bless you,” said Kasum on Instagram.

“Thank you so much the Future Awards Africa. I’m so honoured. Thank you to all my cyber family. There’s no me without you,” said Ademoye.

Bimbo Ademoye

Ademoye has acted in movies such as Dear Affy, Breaded Life, Nneka the Pretty Serpent and My Wife & I, while Kasum has directed Nollywood films and TV series including Soole, Sugar Rush, This Lady Called Life, Kambili, Dwindle and Castle & Castle S2, among others.

This year’s edition of the Future Awards Africa was hosted by TV personality Nancy Isime and celebrated young people who are challenging the status quo in their respective spheres of influence.

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Castle & Castle heads to Netflix for S2

The second season of EbonyLife Studios’ legal drama Castle & Castle will debut exclusively on global streaming platform Netflix on September 15.

The first season of the show, a procedural drama set in a successful Lagos law firm run by a married couple, debuted in March 2019 on EbonyLife TV.

Mo Abudu

Mo Abudu, EbonyLife’s CEO, shared the news on Instagram, saying: “Three years after the first season aired, the highly anticipated second season of EbonyLife Studios’ Castle & Castle is coming exclusively to Netflix on 15th September 2021. We are tremendously excited about bringing audiences the sequel to Africa’s first legal drama series, Castle & Castle, along with our partners, Netflix.

“Fans were riveted by Season 1, and we responded to their desire to see more.

Castle & Castle Season 2 is a very sexy series and promises to deliver on high drama and some very unexpected twists and turns. No doubt you all want to know what season 2 is all about.”

Shot in Lagos, Nigeria, the new season is directed by Kayode Kasum and Walter Taylaur and stars both new and returning cast members, including Dakore Egbuson-Akande, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Eku Edewor, Deyemi Okanlawon, Etim Effiong, Dorcas Shola Fapson, Kenneth Okolie, Bimbo Ademoye, Bisola Aiyeola, Mimi Chaka and media personality Denola Grey.

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