Genevieve Nnaji Signs Film Deal With United Talent Agency
Nigerian actress and filmaker Genevieve Nnaji has signed with United Talent Agency (UTA) for representation in film, TV and production.
This comes after Nnaji’s directorial debut film “Lionheart” was picked up by Netflix prior to its Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) premiere in September.
She joins stars like Kevin Hart, Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Brown, Mariah Carey, and DJ Khaled.
UTA is one of the biggest talent agencies in the world that represents many of the world’s most acclaimed figures in every current and emerging area of entertainment and media, including motion pictures, television, music, digital, broadcast news, books, theatre, video games, fine art and live entertainment.
The agency is also globally recognized in the areas of film finance, film packaging, branding, licensing, endorsements and representation of production talent.
Nnaji is one of the highest paid actresses in Nollywood, staring in a number of Nigerian features 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.
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