Popular Nigerian actress and filmmaker, Genevieve Nnaji has signed with UTA( United talent Agency) for representation in film, TV, and production. This comes after Genevieve’s directorial debut film, Lionheart, was picked up by Netflix prior to its TIFF premiere last month. UTA is a private talent agency representing artists and other entertainment professionals.
Nnaji also co-wrote and starred in the movie. Lionheart marks the first original feature from Nigeria to debut on the streaming service, Netflix.
Nnaji, who is one of the highest paid actresses in Nollywood, has starred in a several award winning movies including Ijé: The Journey, Tango With Me, Doctor Bello, Half of a Yellow Sun, and Road to Yesterday, a film that marked her first outing as a producer.