Jáde Osiberu, one of Nigeria's top directors, and the brains behind blockbuster movies: Sugar Rush, Isoken, and Gidi Up the critically acclaimed forthcoming Amazon Original film Gangs of Lagos announced an exclusive overall contract with Prime Video.
Osiberu's three-year contract will see her production business Greoh Studios develop original written TV and film ideas.
The agreement is made while Gangs of Lagos participates in an exclusive press and tastemaker preview screening at the Toronto International Film Festival. Later this year, the film will debut as the first Nigerian Original exclusively on Prime Video.
The synopsis for "Gangs of Lagos" describes it as a high-stakes, gritty, and hard-hitting action crime-thriller with a genuine tale based on a group of friends who must all manage fate as they grow up in the busy streets and neighborhood of Isale Eko, Lagos, Nigeria. With its high-octane speed, emotional core, and intricate set pieces, it also has action scenes, interesting dialogue, and extravagant set pieces. Gangs of Lagos, starring Tobi Bakre, Adesua Etomi-Wellington, and Chiké, is a film that was directed, produced, and co-produced by Jade Osiberu, Kemi Lala Akindoju, and Akin Omotoso. Later this year, the film will debut exclusively on Prime Video in Nigeria and other countries.