Netflix has has once again partnered with movie producer and director, Tunde Afolayan to commission three new movies from the filmmaker. A historical drama, a folklore fantasy and a character drama.
Afolayan had previously showcased his films including The CEO, October 1, The Figurine and most recently Citation on the streaming platform.
The first film, Swallow is an adaptation of Nigerian-American novelist, Sefi Atta’s best-selling novel. The drama thriller is about a naive secretary whom, after a series of career woes, considers her roommate’s offer to work as a drug mule in mid-1980s Lagos.
Swallow features an ensemble cast including musician Eniola ‘Niyola’ Akinbo, who debuts in the lead role. It also stars actors, Deyemi Okanlanwon, Eniola Badmus, Chioma Akpotha and others.
The movie will debut exclusively on Netflix globally on October 1, 2021.
Watch teaser below;