Popular streaming giant, Netflix has debuted the official trailer of Kunle Afolayan‘s epic film, ‘Anikulapo’.
The thrilling debut trailer teases a fine dose of romance and drama, with numerous suspense that movie lovers would love to anticipate.
The epic film has Kunle Remi in the lead role, playing Saro, a young man’s quest for greener pastures in the ancient Oyo kingdom.
The Kunle Afolayan Production ‘Anikulapo’ is set in the 17th-century pre-colonial era of the old Oyo Empire. It follows the story of a sojourner who finds his way to Oyo in search of greener pastures, where he finds favour and things begin to change for good. Unfortunately, he found love in a forbidden place, longed for the abominable, and eventually got caught in the web of lust.
The director of the movie has promised to leave film lovers glued to their screens especially as it would explore similar themes as HBO’s hit series ‘Game of Thrones but with a representation of the Yoruba culture.
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‘Anikulapo’ is produced and directed by Kunle Afolayan as one of his slate projects with Netflix, after ‘Swallow’ and ‘A Naija Christmas’ collaboration with the streamer in the past year.
The film, which wrapped up production in late February, was shot at the KAP Film Village and Resort in Oyo State.
See the trailer: