The streaming giant Netflix has released the trailer for ‘Blood Sisters, its first Nigerian original series. The series is part of a multi-title collaboration between the production house EbonyLife Studios and Netflix.
Directed by Biyi Bandele and Kenneth Gyang and produced by Nigeria based production house EbonyLife Studios, the four-part crime thriller will be released worldwide on 5 May.
The series ‘Blood Sisters’ is Abudu’s latest offering under the multi-title deal with Netflix.
Blood Sisters is based on intra-family connections, physical and substance abuse, commitment, love and relationships, and friendship trials under challenging circumstances.
Based in Lagos, the series follows a Nigerian wedding where the bride has had enough of being physically abused by her soon to be husband and unintentionally kills him the night before the wedding.
Tied by a secret, best friends Sarah (Ini Dima-Okojie) and Kemi (Nancy Isime) go on the run after the groom vanishes during his engagement party.
According to EbonyLife Studios CEO Abudu, “the series is a crime thriller, a new genre for the production company. It was challenging as we had to shoot during the pandemic, but we remained committed to the project.”
The series cast includes screen veterans Ramsey Nouah, Kate Henshaw, Uche Jombo, Segun Arinze, and Joke Silva, alone with superstars Nancy Isime, Ini Dima-Okojie, Deyemi Okanlawon, Wale Ojo, Gabriel Afolayan, Kehinde Bankole, Daniel Etim Effiong, Keppy Ekpenyong-Bassey, Maurice Sam, Ibrahim Suleiman, Toke Makinwa, and Okey Uzoeshi.