Fans of the hot new Kunle Afolayan film “Anikulapo” may are in for more thrills
as the director has stated that the movie will soon be turned into a series
He said that pre-production for a spin-off series of the Netflix movie had just started.
The disclosure was made by Kunle Afolayan during a live Instagram session with the actors.
adding that the film was originally intended to be a series,
but that the former was created as an audience test.
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Set in the ancient Oyo empire, Anikulapo follows an ambitious young man’s quest for fame and fortune.
The Netflix original starring Kunle Remi, Bimbo Ademoye, Sobowale
and an enviable list of veteran Yoruba-language film stars, debuted on October 1,
to instant acclaim from critics and film lovers.
The film also maintained an impressive top 10 spot in over five countries
including the United Kingdom, Kenya, Nigeria and the Bahamas.
‘Anikulapo’ has also sparked off a Nationwide debate as to who was to be blamed.
Many believed that Arolake went to the extreme and that Saro’s life didn’t deserve to be cut off that way.
This conversation can be likened to Tyler Perry’s ‘Acrimony’ which many still don’t know which side is right or wrong.
Meanwhile, this is not the first time a movie will be made into a series.
We can avidly recall that the same was the case for Kemi Adetiba’s ‘King of Boys’
which was made into a series on Netflix
While many still believe making the movie into a series is a bad idea,
others are excitedly looking forward to ‘Anikulapo’ the series.