Popular movie streaming platform, Netflix has reportedly acquires Ebonylife’s movie, ‘Chief Daddy’- making it the third movie the movie streaming giant has acquired from Ebonylife.
Netflix first acquired ‘Fifty’ in 2015, then ‘The Wedding Party’ in 2016, and now in 2019, it is the turn of ‘Chief Daddy,’ which tells the story of a Lagos-based billionaire, Chief Daddy, suddenly dies at the dinner table. There’s a scramble amongst family members, household staff and mistresses for a slice of his fortune.
But there’s a catch…a codicil to his will declares that they must find a way to work together to arrange his funeral, or risk losing everything.
The movie will be released on Netflix from March 15, 2019.
According to Executive Producer of ‘Chief Daddy’, Mo Abudu: “Being able to satisfy thedemands of African viewers around the globe to watch Chief Daddy – and so soon after its in-cinema run – is a wonderful opportunity.
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.”
In case you missed the trailer, here is it- https://youtu.be/S00tp6ZnLhk