Freshly Fried - May 18, 2018

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Let's talk about what's freshly fried this week in the entertainment world!  Here's our "Fryday" fry up:

Hollywood News
New Spike Lee Joint Coming Soon
Filmmaker Spike Lee's latest work tells the story of a real-life American hero. 
 "BlacKkKlansman" follows Ron Stallworth, the first ever African American detective in Colorado Springs as he infiltrates the Ku Klux Klan. 
John David Washington (Denzel's son) stars as Stallworth and Adam Driver plays Stallworth's partner.
As well as Washington and Driver, there is an impressive cast including Topher Grace, Cory Hawkins and Isiah Whitlock Jr.

On top of the fact that this is an incredibly inspiring true story, Jordan Peele is producing - the combination of both visionary filmmakers is getting us super excited for this flick!

 "BlacKkKlansman" is set to be in select cinemas in August, so you have a bit of a wait, but here's the trailer for a sneak peek!


Vin Diesel to Head Another Franchise
You could call him the king of franchises - Vin Diesel has made a name starring in sequel upon sequel throughout his career. We are all familiar with his role as Dom in the "Fast and the Furious" movies, and as Xander Cage in "XxX" and now it seems there is another blockbuster franchise in the pipeline.

Diesel's production company, One Race Films, is collaborating with STX Entertainment to create "Muscle".  We don't have information in terms of plot lines, or of fellow cast members yet, but we do know it is set to be a comedy-action and, of course, Vin Diesel will be the lead.

Will "Muscle" have the success of the "Fast and the Furious" movies?  What do you think?  Let us know what you think in the comments!

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Nollywood News
Cheta Chukwu Announces Release Date for "Payday"
We have a date - Chukwu's latest flick, "Pay Day" will be released on July 13!
 
The story is all about two flatmates whose landlord dies,  just when they are about to renew their year lease.  As there appears to be no heir in the picture, the pair decide to take advantage of the situation - until the landlord's daughter turns up and ruins their fun!  To come up with the funds to pay her back, they embark on a dangerous mission involving drugs, robbery and gambling.

"Pay Day" stars Baaj Adebule, Bisola Aiyola and Meg Otanwa - stay tuned for the trailer!

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Lekki Wives Star in "Rule No 1"
The Fabulous Keira Hewatch and Chinonso Young, stars of the wildly popular "Lekki Wives" TV series will appear on the big screen together in "Rule No 1".

This upcoming comedy follows what happens when two best friends fall for the same man - and become enemies for the first time. Will true friendship win, or will the handsome man who has turned their lives upside down (played by Bucci Franklin) be the beginning of the end?

Luckily, you don't have long to wait - "Rule No 1" will be in cinemas across Nigeria on June 1. But for now, here's the trailer for you - enjoy!



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