Kunle Afolayan has revealed the official poster for his Netflix series, ‘Anikulapo: Rise of the Spectre.’ Afolayan shared the poster on his Instagram today, presenting a spinoff of the original Netflix film, Anikulapo.
The image features returning cast members like Kunle Remi, Bimbo Ademoye, Sola Sobowale, Ogogo Taiwo Hassan, and Eyiyemi Afolayan, alongside new faces such as Lateef Adedimeji, Uzee Usman, Gabriel Afolayan, and Owo Ogunde.
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Scheduled for release later this year, the four-part Netflix original follows the success of the first film in 2022.
The original movie topped the global Netflix charts with 8,730,000 views in under two weeks and received multiple awards at the 2023 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA).
Anikulapo narrates Saro’s story, played by Remi, a stranger and traditional textile weaver who becomes entangled in a forbidden romance with Queen Arolake, played by Ademoye. The series explores their love, betrayal, and Saro’s rise to power after a mysterious bird saves him from death.
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Additional cast members for the series include Adebayo Salami, Layi Wasabi, Moji Afolayan, Aisha Lawal, Ronke Oshodi, Jide Kosoko, Adeniyi Johnson, and Funky Mallam.
Anikulapo: Rise of the Spectre, created by KAP Motion Pictures in collaboration with Golden Effects Pictures, wrapped up principal photography in July 2023, featuring a team of over 600 cast and crew members.