Nollywood Movies and Series Coming Out This July So Far

The Man Died

This year, Nollywood filmmakers have blessed Nigerians by releasing several movies that have left us with so many emotions, most of which are positive.

With seven months into 2024, the film industry has proven that these filmmakers continuously push themselves to improve their creativity with each production released into the media for public consumption.

This month of June, we bring to your attention movies and series that will be released in July, knowing that each of them has the power to leave you shell-shocked and in awe of the Nollywood film industry.

  1. Voltage (July 5)

The film focuses on how Nigerians fare in the country, dealing with the drama between the economy, government policies and people. Directed by Fred Amata, the film stars Olumide Oworu, Segun Arinze, Jude Chukwuka, Kate Henshaw, Linda Osifo, Whitemoney, Efe Henry, and more.

  1. What About Us? (July 12)

Emmanuel Iren, the famous pastor of Celebration Church International (CCI), has taken a shot into the movie industry as he released the trailer of his debut movie “What About Us?” starring Kunle Remi, Folu Storms, Seyi Awolowo, Atlanta Bridget Johnson, Mary Collette, Teniola Aladese, and Uzor Arukwe.

Directed by the superstar film director Kayode Kasum, “What About Us?” gives a glimpse into the lives of two married couples exploring marriage’s intricacies.

  1. The Beads (July 12)

Fans of mystery-thriller will be excited for this as it tells the story of a bride-to-be who finds herself stuck in a time loop where she keeps repeating her wedding day which ends with her dying. Forced to save herself from the repeating torture, she must find the mystery behind the enchanted beads she was given. 

The film is produced by Akinbayo Morakinyo, directed by Moyinoluwa Ezekiel and stars Zainab Balogun, Shaffy Bello, Efa Iwara, Adedimeji Lateef, Idowu Phillips (Mama Rainbow), Segun Arinze, Chioma Omeruah (Chigul), Bimbo Manuel, Ronke Oshodi, and more.

  1. The Man Died (July 14)
The Man Died

Nollywood actor Wale Ojo takes on the role of the iconic writer and Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, in the adaptation of his autobiography, ‘The Man Died’.

‘The Man Died’ was written by the renowned author in 1972 and told of the 27 months that Soyinka spent in prison charged as a political prisoner between 1967 and 1969 during the civil war in Nigeria.

Directed by Awam Amkpa and produced by Femi Odugbemi, the cast of ‘The Man Died’ will include Chidi Mokeme, Norbert Young, Edmond Enabe, Sam Dede, Simileoluwa Hassan, Segilola Ogidan, Abraham Amkpa, Francis Onwochei, and Christiana Oshunniyi.

  1. Wrong Number (July 19)
Wrong Number

A gang mistakenly kidnaps a man with the wrong identity due to a wrong phone number. The film is directed by Uche Chukwu and co-produced by Lanre Lawal.

The cast includes Nancy Isime, Seun Ajayi, Remilekun Khalid Safaru (Reminisce), Baaj Adebule, Ajayi Olajumoke Ewatomi, Marilyn George, Bimbo Manuel, Mary Lazarus, Shaffy Bello.

  1. Onye Egwu (July 19)
Onye Egwu

‘Onye Egwu’ tells the story of a former athlete (footballer) facing a hurdle that threatens to end his football career. As fate would have it, he comes across a football prodigy who encourages him not to give up.

“Onye Egwu” is directed by Uche Jombo and co-produced by Taiwo Adebayo Folashade and Uche Jombo.

The cast includes Zubby Michael, Toyin Abraham Ajeyemi, Kayode Ojuolape, Tacha, Chioma Akpotha, Lilian Esoro, Ini Edo, Emeka Nwagbaraocha, Tina Mba, Ufuoma McDermott, Lateef Adedimeji, Debo Adedayo, Broda Shaggi, Nancy Isime, Williams Uchemba, and more.

  1. House of Ga’a (July 26)
House of Ga'a

‘House of Ga’a’, directed by Bolanle Austen-Peters, tells the story of the infamous kingmaker, Bashorun Ga’a, who used his supernatural powers to get whatever he wanted in the kingdom. The actions of his own family unfortunately ended his reign.

The film, ‘House of Ga’a’ will paint a distinct picture of the life of the historical figure, as it will remind Nigerians of the influential leader in the 18th century Oyo Empire who is believed to have been more fearsome and influential than the king who sat the throne during his time.

The ‘House of Ga’a’ stars Toyin Abraham, Femi Branch, Funke Akindele, Sola Esan, Mike Afolarin, and more.

  1. KM17 (July 26)

Starring Toni Tones, Blossom Chukwuejukwu, Kelechi Udegbe, Uche Okocha, KM17 promises to be one of the best suspense films released in 2024.

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