Seven varieties of movies, series and reality shows on the various African Magic channels are set to debut as announced by Multichoice.
Speaking on Thursday in Abuja during the premiere and press briefing, the marketing manager of Mnet, Yewande Adeojo listed the movies as Dilemma, Venge, Movement (Japa), The Rishantes, Turn Up Friday, Owambe Saturday, and Mercy What Next?
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While some of the shows have started to air, some of the shows would start airing from the 1st of November, and others air by January.
She said the idea was to tell the various stories of the society through movies and entertainment.
Speaking on the series, Executive prodcuer of Rishante, Mr Dimbo Atiya said, the movie was a spin-off of the movie Halita which ran for about a year with 240 series stressing that, viewers and fans of the movie yearned for another season but “we decided to pick a story from the movie and create another story which gave birth to Rishante.”
He said the movie was aimed at teaching rich families the need to always stand together rather than try to stay apart, fighting each other, hence the name Rishante was gotten from a clan amongst the Jukun tribe in Taraba State.
Atiya stressed that Mulitchoice decided to commission the movies Halita and Rishante in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to have a focus on the middle belt and the North in order to tell their story.
He said actors based in the North and Middle belt region no longer had to travel all the way to Lagos State for their acting career as these movies and some other movies to come would keep them back in the North to showcase their acting career.
On her part, Ultimate Love reality TV participant, Bolanle Babalola said the opportunity to be on a series such as Rishante was an exciting one for her.