Mo Abudu Talks About ‘Blood Sisters’ As The First Nigerian Original Series
The King of Boys series by Kemi Adetiba was speculated to be Netflix’s first Nigerian original series.
By Omotayo Olutekunbi
EbonyLife Studios CEO Mo Abudu has sought to clear up the uncertainty caused by the recent release of the trailer for ‘Blood Sisters,’ the streaming service’s first Nigerian original series.
Several Twitter replies questioned the streamer about the four-part drama, since Kemi Adetiba’s limited ‘King of Boys’ series was thought to be the long-awaited Nigerian Original series prior to the teaser.
In response to questions from Twitter users, Abudu issued a statement via her official Instagram account.
“Today, Netflix and EbonyLife Studios announce our pulsating limited series that will launch globally and exclusively on Netflix on the 5th of May 2022. This is officially Netflix’s First Nigerian Original Series as per the press release issued by Netflix today,” the film executive wrote.
Dorothy Ghettuba, Netflix’s Manager of Content for Africa, reiterated the streamer’s stance in an Instagram post: “From @moabudu and her outstanding team at @ebonylifestudios comes our first Nigerian Original series BLOOD SISTERS. What is it about? Glad you asked. It is about two friends, a dark secret and an unforgiving family. It is crazy y’all. Yo!!”
Remember that the Adetiba-directed limited series was thought to be the streamer’s first Nigerian series after the Akin Omotoso-led one was apparently shelved.
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