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Lupita Nyong'o and Winston Duke Are In Talks to Star In Jordan Peele's Upcoming Thriller 'Us'

Peele's long-awaited follow-up to "Get Out" is on the way.

Black Panther costars Lupita Nyong'o and Winston Duke may be returning to the big screen together very soon.

The two are in talks to star in Jordan Peele's long-awaited sophomore film "Us," described as an "original and provocative thriller," though plot details are still are yet to be revelaed, Variety reports. The comedian and director shared the film's title, poster, and release date last night on Twitter.

Duke is fresh off his role as M'Baku in both Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War, while Nyong'o is adding to her already extensive lineup of upcoming roles, which includes leading roles in John Woo's upcoming remake of The Killer, and 355, an upcoming all-female ensemble film.


The Handmaid's Tale star Elizabeth Moss is also in talks to star in the film, which will be the first movie produced under Peele's first-look deal with Universal Pictures. He's both writing and directing the film. "Us" comes after the massive success of Peele's 2017 directorial debut Get Out, which he won a Best Screenplay Oscar for earlier this year.

With this stellar group of actors being eyed for lead roles, "Us" is shaping up to be another critical and box office success to add to Peele's expanding resume.

The movie will hit theartres on March 15, 2019 so be ready.

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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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Sho Madjozi Drops New Upbeat Mixtape 'What A Life'

Sho Madjozi drops her latest mixtape 'What A Life' featuring Manu WorldStar, Dr Thomas Chauke, Makhadzi and many more.

Sho Madjozi has released her latest mixtape titled What A Life. This is the second official release from the artist following her wildly successful 2018 debut album, Limpopo Champions League. The South African "John Cena" hitmaker has come back with a banging nine-track project. Sho Madjozi's What A Life which is a compilation of bangers with some of her own favourite South African artists. Manu WorldStar, Dr Thomas Chauke, Makhadzi, DJ Mfundhisi, Sunglen Chabalala and Russian Army feature on the mixtape. This mixtape drops just a few months after Sho Madjozi signed a major deal with American record label, Epic Records.

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Watch Kizz Daniel's Latest 'Boys Are Bad' Music Video

Kizz Daniel drops the visuals for 'Boys Are Bad' which features on his third studio album, 'King of Love'.

Nigerian artist Kizz Daniel has dropped the sexy visuals for his hit single "Boys Are Bad" which features on his third studio album, King of Love. The Afropop hitmaker recently shared news of the vibrant song's visuals on social media. The brief but undeniably alluring music video is treated with an array of mellow colours which collectively set the tone for a laid-back atmosphere. According to PulseNG, Kizz Daniel has created a "captivating and groovy dancehall video" for "Boys Are Bad".

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Netflix Cancels Second Season of 'Queen Sono' Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Netflix has reportedly cited filming challenges that have been brought on by the pandemic as the reason for their decision to cancel the second season of the spy-thriller series, 'Queen Sono'.