The Black Book: When and Where to Watch Netflix’s New Nigerian Movie


The thriller has always been gaining a lot of attention from the audience, and this September, Netflix is coming up with a new Nigerian movie. With an intense family revenge and action-packed story, we have The Black Book coming soon. It is directed by Editi Effiong, who is known for his work in Up North and Day of Destiny. The movie seems to keep you on the edge, and the trailer is very promising.

If you enjoy Nigerian movies and want to know what the upcoming one is all about and who will star in it, we have it all covered for you.

The Black Book Plot/Synopsis

As seen in the trailer, the story focuses on a deacon named Paul Edima who believes that he has made terrible mistakes/sins in his past. To punish him, God took away his son, who was arrested for kidnapping. However, his son is wrongly accused of the crime, and Paul sets off on a path to revenge as he looks to expose the corrupt officials responsible for framing his innocent son. Paul Edima’s rage conveys his love for his child and the extent to which he is willing to go to prove his innocence.

The Black Book Still 1

The trailer flawlessly defines the tone of the movie and briefly goes on to show some important scenes without giving away any significant narrative points that would potentially spoil the experience for viewers.

Overall, it keeps a grimy, gloomy tone that action thriller aficionados will undoubtedly appreciate. Based on the trailer, viewers can expect a strong character, a thriller filled with actions that explore a wide range of subjects, such as family, retribution, and redemption, among many others.

The Black Book Cast

The movie stars Richard Mofe-Damijo in the lead role as Paul Edima, Ade Laoye as Vic Kalu, Sam Dede as Angel, Alex Usifo Omiagbo as General Isa, Shaffy Bello as Big Daddy, Kelechi Udegbe as Officer Abayomi, Iretiola Doyle as Commissioner and others.

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Editi Effiong is the director of the film who has co-written it with Bunmi Ajakaiye and co-produced it with Kemi Lala Akindoju.

The Black Book Release Date and Trailer

The movie will premiere on Netflix on Friday, September 22, 2023.

Watch the Trailer Here

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Are you planning to watch this movie? Let us know your thoughts on the trailer in the comments section below.

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