The highly-anticipated Nigerian crime thriller, Shanty Town, premiered globally on Netflix, and the cast and creators stepped out in style for the special event. Created by the talented duo of Xavier Ighorodje and Chichi Nworah, the six-part series delves into the gritty world of Lagos State, following the story of three hustlers, Inem, Emem, and Shalewa, who unite to take on the most powerful and ruthless crime ring in the state.
The series is a thrilling tale of redemption and retribution, as the hustlers risk everything in their quest for freedom.
The series boasts an all-star cast of Nollywood icons, including Richard Mofe–Damijo, Ini Edo, Chidi Mokeme, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Sola Shobowale, Shaffy Bello, Ali Nuhu, and Uche Jombo, who all bring their unique talents to the screen. Alongside these seasoned actors, the series also features exciting newcomers like Zubby Michael, Nancy Isime, Yaw Naija, Omowunmi Dada, Mercy Eke, Regina Daniels, Judith Audu and Peter Okoye, one half of the famous Nigerian music duo P–Square.
Shanty Town is now available for streaming on Netflix, and audiences around the world can now dive into the gritty and thrilling world of Lagos State and experience the intense story of these hustlers as they take on the most powerful crime ring in the state. The series is a must-watch for fans of crime dramas and Nigerian cinema, and it promises to be a thrilling and exciting ride from start to finish.
Check out a few photos of the stars as they stepped out at the premiere: