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Oyindamola Sanni, Gabriel Afolayan Discuss ‘Aníkúlápó: Rise of the Spectre


Oyindamola Sanni, who portrayed the character of Olatorera, and Gabriel Afolayan, the role of Akin, have shared their experiences portraying these pivotal characters in Kunle Afolayan’s acclaimed Netflix series, “Aníkúlápó: Rise of the Spectre.”

The duo shed light on the significance of their roles in an exclusive interview. They shared the profound impact of the production and the collaborative synergy with a diverse ensemble cast.

The movie unfolds over six compelling episodes, tracing Saro’s journey back to the Oyo Kingdom, where he is tasked with a seemingly insurmountable mission. The series serves as a sequel to the immensely successful 2022 film, “Aníkúlápó,” a cinematic masterpiece crafted by the visionary director and producer, Kunle Afolayan.

In their insightful interview, Oyindamola Sanni and Gabriel Afolayan offered a glimpse into the intricate layers of their respective characters. Sanni’s portrayal of Olatorera, a character steeped in depth and complexity, underscored the importance of strong female representation in storytelling.

Meanwhile, Afolayan’s embodiment of Akin brought a nuanced exploration of resilience, courage, and the pursuit of justice.

Moreover, the interview highlighted the broader significance of “Aníkúlápó: Rise of the Spectre” within the landscape of Nigerian cinema and beyond. As a continuation of the rich narrative tapestry woven in its predecessor, the series serves as a testament to Afolayan’s creative prowess and his commitment to pushing the boundaries of storytelling.

Sanni and Afolayan reflected on the collaborative spirit that permeated the production, emphasising the invaluable contributions of the diverse cast and crew. Their insights offered a compelling glimpse into the behind-the-scenes dynamics that brought the world of “Aníkúlápó: Rise of the Spectre” to life on screen.

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