Ace Nollywood Actress, Genevieve Nnaji, has signed a film deal with United Talent Agency.
The deal is said to spark a collaboration with Genevieve and Hollywood movie-makers to produce more African and Nollywood movies.
UTA, also represents Hollywood’s Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Channing Tatum, Nicholas Hoult, Ewan McGregor, Kim Soo Hyun and Liv Tyler, according to Deadline report.
Meanwhile, Netflix announced its acquisition of the rights of Nnaji’s comedy ‘Lion Heart’ just before its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festivals in September, making Lionheart the first original feature from Nigeria to debut on the streaming service.
Nnaji, who is one of the highest paid actresses in Nollywood, has starred in a number of Nigerian features including Ijé: The Journey, Tango With Me, Doctor Bello, Half of a Yellow Sun, and Road to Yesterday.