Prime Video launches first African Original: Gangs of Lagos

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Today Prime Video announces that its first African Original movie, Gangs of Lagos, will launch on 07 April 2023. From the acclaimed filmmaker, Jáde OsiberuGangs of Lagos, marks Prime Video’s entry into Nollywood — the Nigerian film industry — which is regarded as the second largest film industry in the world, building over the last 20 years with blockbuster hit film productions such as, BrotherhoodKing of ThievesBattle on Buka Street, Omo Ghetto-The Saga, and Wedding Party 2.

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Gangs of Lagos is a high-stakes, gritty, and hard-hitting action crime-thriller, with an authentic storyline centred on a group of childhood friends who each have to navigate destiny, growing up on the bustling streets and neighbourhood of Isale Eko, Lagos. It features elaborate set pieces, action scenes, and engaging dialogue, balanced by a high-octane pace and emotionally grounded story at its core. Starring Tobi Bakre, Adesua Etomi-Wellington, Chike Osebuka, Chioma Chukwuka, and Iyabo Ojo, Gangs of Lagos is directed and produced by Jáde Osiberu.

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Prime Video will be giving Gangs of Lagos a global day-and-date launch on 02 April 2023, making the movie available to stream for more than 200 million Prime Video members in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide. The film builds on Prime Video’s commitment to invest in the African and Nigerian TV and film industry, delivering African film to a global audience.

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