‘Chief Daddy’, a 2018 movie by EbonyLife Films, has been acquired by American video streaming platform, Netflix.

The movie will be available on the streaming platform from March 15.

According to a statement by EbonyLife, ‘Chief Daddy’ was named the third film to be acquired by Netflix from the television network after ‘Fifty’ in 2015 and ‘The Wedding Party’ in 2016.

“Being able to satisfy the demands of African viewers around the globe to watch Chief Daddy – and so soon after its in-cinema run – is a wonderful opportunity,” Mo Abudu, executive producer and CEO of Ebony Life said.

“Nigerians abroad follow all the latest developments back home, and we’ve had scores of requests to watch the film online.

“So we’re delighted to partner with Netflix to share our stories and bring joy and laughter to millions of Nollywood film lovers worldwide with Chief Daddy.”

‘Chief Daddy’ which tells the story of a billionaire industrialist, his extended family, household staff and assorted mistresses.

The movie raked in over N40 million in its opening weekend in Nigerian cinemas.

The film features star-studded casts like Bisola Aiyeola, Funke Akindele, Zainab Balogun, Shaffi Bello, Lepacious Bose, Ini Edo, Dakore Egbuson, and Linda Ejiofor.

 



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