Lagos - Entertainment brand Walt Disney is set to produce an original film and TV series in Africa, reports Pulse.ng
The entertainment brand will be producing a film titled “Queen of Katwe”, starring Academy Award-winner Lupita Nyong’o in Africa, as well as the ABC television series “Of Kings and Prophets” – a biblical drama centred around a battle-weary king, a powerful and resentful prophet and a resourceful young shepherd. Both productions are set to be released in 2016.
For over 50 years, the family entertainment brand has been active on the continent, principally from out of South Africa.
Noted as one of the major providers of children’s channels in Africa, it currently has three channels on Multichoice DStv platform, which include Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD.
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- News 24