The popular streaming platform, Netflix has acquired a Nigerian television drama series titled “Crazy, Lovely, Cool” (CLC), adding to its growing list of Nollywood content.The series is a joint production between The Nollywood Factory, owned by award-winning director Obi Emelonye and Trace TV.
The film was shot in 2017 inside the picturesque campus of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria. It explores the interesting activities of undergraduate students and their teachers at a typical Nigerian university. The dynamic hour-long drama series is filled with many familiar faces like Adesua Etomi-Wellington, Uru Eke, Zynell Zuh, Anthony Monjaro and Enyinna Nwigwe.
With more than two decades of cinema experience, Emelonye is renowned for telling Nigerian stories with universal appeal. He has his mark on some of Nollywood’s most successful productions, including the highly anticipated biopic, “Badamasi: Portrait of a General” which tells the story of General Ibrahim Babangida.