Kunle Afolayan premieres Anikulapo ‘Rise of the Spectre’ on Sunday, February 25, 2024 at Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja.

Kunle Afolayan Premiers Anikulapo ‘Rise Of The Spectre’

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“Anikulapo: Rise Of The Spectre,” a six-part epic series, to be launched on Netflix on March 1, 2024, in over 190 countries across the globe premiered in Lagos on Sunday, February 25, 2024 with all the major cast of the series and some other A-list actors present in their colourful and adorable attire.

Renowned comedian, Gbenga Adeyinka, hosted the event and in attendance were actors including Lateef Adedimeji, Kunle Remi, Bimbo Ademoye, Femi Adebayo, Monalisa
Chinda, Jaiye Kuti, Sola Sobowale, Taiwo Hassan, Tunde Kilani, Gabriel Afolayan, and Dbanj among several others.

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The series picks up the event from where the movie left off, following the life of Saro and his wife.

Akala, the mysterious bird which resurrected Saro (Kunle Remi) in the first instalment, is also back but not as friendly as the people would have liked. It explores the themes of betrayal, revenge, and the fight for ultimate power.

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The series was shot at the Kunle Afolayan Production (KAP) Film Village in Komu-Igbojaye, Oyo State, with a cast and crew of 600 people.

Apart from its success at the box office, Anikulapo, won the Overall Best Movie at the 9th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award (AMVCA) 2023.

The movie, a Netflix original also clinch the award for the Best Sound Editor, Best Sound Track, Best Writer and Best Indigenous Language Movie at the Award Ceremony.
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Here are some highlights from the event.

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Here’s another great read for you: Why I Featured My Daughter In Anikulapo- Kunle Afolayan 

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