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Kunle Afolayan to produce Anikulapo as series

Filmmaker Kunle Afolayan has confirmed he will be developing his hit movie Anikulapo into a series.

Kunle Remi, one of the leading casts of the movie announced the good news in an Instagram post on Tuesday.

The 33-year-old added that questions about the film will be answered in the forthcoming series.

Sharing moments from the movie set, he wrote in parts: “The journey just began… all unanswered questions are in the series to come as confirmed by the director.”

Anikulapo is the story of Saro, (played by Kunle Remi) a travelling clothe weaver, who was beaten to death for having an affair with the Alaafin’s youngest wife named Arolake played by Bimbo.

A mystical bird brings him back to life, leaving behind a gourd with the power to raise the dead.

Set in the 17th-century Oyo Empire, the movie stars actors like Kunle Remi, Bimbo Ademoye, Sola Sobowale, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Taiwo Hassan, Faithia Williams and Adebayo Salami.

Others include Moji Afolayan, Kareem Adepoju, Yinka Quadri, Aisha Lawal, Ropo Ewenla, Adewale Elesho, Sunday Omobolanle and Toyin Afolayan.

Kunle, his daughter Eyiyemi Afolayan and Yemi Elebuibon make special appearances.

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