Star Wars’ actor John Boyega is significantly considering the possibility of pumping a large sum of money into Nigeria movies.
The Nigeria-born British actor has said that he turned into geared up to position his cash into the improvement of the llocal film enterprise in Nigeria dubbed Nollywood.
The actor who has spoken up approximately how Nollywood movies and Pastor Mike Bamiloye, specially stimulated his existence even as growing up, discovered on the CNBC display that he was developing and planning to shoot a low price range Nigerian movie with about $20-$25million (N9billion).
“We’re growing a few Nigerian stories and selecting one that makes experience budget-sensible. We’re probable looking at an indie budget of $20-$25 million dollars”, he revealed.
Boyega, who was speaking withPower Lunch West Africa host, Onyi Sunday, in the course of the merchandising of his new film “Pacific Rim” additionally discovered how he grew up watching Nollywood films.
“I’m very interested by original Nigerian memories. I grew up on Nollywood. The first Nollywood film I ever watched became Blood Sisters with Genevieve Nnaji,” he stated.
The talented thespian who these days held talks with Marvel bosses about a ability role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe introduced that the budget he hoped to inject into the project was to give an opportunity to share our stories in a professional manner.
“It’s a threat for me to expand those tales, merge Hollywood with Nollywood, to deliver the real and most important stories to light but captured in a totally important and professional way,” Boyega added.