Freshly Fried - April 6, 2018

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Let's talk about what's fresh this week in the entertainment world!  Here's the "Friday" fry up:

Hollywood News

Eric Bana to Star in Film Adaptation of Dirty John Podcast
Have you tuned into the thrilling podcast "Dirty John" yet? Well, brace yourselves because soon there will be a TV series adaptation starring Eric Bana and Connie Britton! Premiering on Bravo, Season 1 of "Dirty John" will follow the story of love gone terribly wrong, as narrated by Los Angeles Times reporter Christopher Goffard in the uber-successful podcast. 

Eric Bana is set to star as John Meehan, also known as "Dirty John" and Connie Britton will star as Debra Newell. Viewers can anticipate drama, heartbreak, and suspense in the upcoming series, which is already expecting a second season.

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Nollywood News
John Boyega to Produce Feature Films Focused on Nigeria
Inspired by his favourite pastime of watching Nollywood movies, rising Hollywood star John Boyega recently announced that he will be filming a 9 billion naira Nollywood movie! In an interview, he mentioned that the first Nollywood movie he ever watched was “Blood Sisters”, starring Genevieve Nnaji and Omotola Jalade Ekeinde. 

Aspiring to connect Hollywood and Nollywood, Boyega plans to “tell Nigerian stories” as he feels it's something he must do and is capable of doing. Who would you want to see star in his upcoming movie?

"The Dating Game" Reality Series to Premiere on Nigerian TV
In collaboration with Sony Pictures, EbonyLifeTV has recently announced the release of a new reality series called "The Dating Game". EbonyLife's CEO Mo Abudu recently said, "The Dating Game show is for anyone who is single and searching – it’s a fun way to meet interesting people and maybe find that special one." Premiering in Nigeria this spring, the reality show has aired in over 25 countries since 1965.

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