Lagos - Nigerian actors Tobechi Nneji, Uriel Oputa and Ifeanyi Dike will flag for Nigeria in the upcoming BET reality series, 'Top Actor Africa' which kicks off in March, reports AllAfrica.com
The 3 Nigerians join 9 other hopefuls from South, East and West Africa, who were shortlisted after gruelling auditions held in Johannesburg, Durban, Lagos and Nairobi.
Hoping to see their names in lights are South Africans Shamilla Miller and Simhle Belinda Plaatjies from Cape Town, Farrell Drew from Durban and Marilyn Sekgapane, Jesse Suntele, Hendrik Lombard and Sabelo Sibeko from Johannesburg. They will be joined by East African hopefuls Lorreine Wangui Gakuo and Alex Khayo from Kenya.
Top Actor Africa will be testing the actors to the limits in nine gruelling acting challenges, taking them through every acting genre from Improv to Comedy, Theatre, Soapie, Commercial, Romance, Horror, Drama and Action.
At stake is a career-launching prize package that includes US$10,000 in cash, a one-year contract with international representation and access to Hollywood auditions.
Read more at AllAfrica.com