Netflix has announced the date for the release of ‘King of Boys: The Return of the King’. The 7-part limited series will be Netflix’ first Nigerian original series.
The series is directed by Kemi Adetiba, and it is set to be released on August 27, 2021, the movie features Rapper Reminisce, Ill Bliss, Osas Ighodaro, Akin Lewis and Keppy Ekpeyoung. They repeated their roles from the first movie.
Also, the new cast added includes Nse Ikpe-Etim, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Charly Boy, Deyemi Okanlawon and Efa Iwara. Plot details for the new series are yet to be announced.
“When I decided to tell the King of Boys story, I never imagined it would take on a life of its own in the way it has. It’s been such an exciting ride from its introduction in 2018 to the Nigerian audience, and their reception was so incredible that the fans have been clamouring for more,” Adetiba revealed on the new series.
“I’m so honoured that today, I get to share the world of Eniola Salami and King of Boys 2: The Return of the King to a global audience, but this time with the massive backing of Netflix. Continuing the King of Boys journey with Netflix is a big deal for me, especially as this time, it will be served to the world as a limited 7-part series.”