The 8th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards will play host to top Hollywood stars who will arrive Nigeria today for the event.
The announcement was made in a statement released by MultiChoiceNigeria, on their website. “Africa Magic in association with MultiChoice Nigeria will host celebrity movie stars and film directors from Hollywood ahead of the awards ceremony taking place on Saturday, 14 May in Lagos, as part of activities for the 8th edition of Africa’s most prestigious awards ceremony, the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs).
“The visiting Hollywood stars will be led by Tasha Smith, an actress, director and producer known for her role in the acclaimed film ‘Why Did I Get Married?’ and its sequel, ‘Why Did I Get Married, Too?’. She will be joined by Bayo Akinfemi, a cast member of the popular television series, ‘Bob Hearts Abishola’, as well as Brandon Micheal Hall of the ‘God, Friended Me’ series fame.
“Also expected are Sidra Smith, award-winning Producer and Head of Essence’s Film and TV Studio and Grant Housley, Hollywood producer, writer and director currently at Paramount Pictures, where he has worked on some of the biggest films and most critically acclaimed television series in the world.
“While in Nigeria, the stars will meet with the #AMVCA8 Nominees and other industry stakeholders. This historic visit is in line with MultiChoice and Africa Magic’s efforts in sustaining the Africa film making and storytelling momentum, through deliberate global collaboration,” the statement read.