Interestingly, alongside over 60 productions that debuted at the three-hour event, Africa made a single debut with the Peace Hyde co-executive produced collection ‘Young, Famous and African’.
Confirming the thrilling growth, Hyde shared on Instagram:
“When we got down to create #YFA, we simply had one aim in thoughts: To present the world an Africa that they’ve by no means seen earlier than. An Africa that may inform its personal unique tales.
“Super excited that @Netflix chosen ‘Young, Famous and African’ because the official African Original Netflix title to signify our continent at the distinguished Netflix global #TUDUM competition the place we have been amongst 55 titles together with the Witcher, Bridgerton, Stranger Things and Extraction to be premiered for the 2022 slate.”
The forthcoming actuality collection set to characteristic celebrities from South, East and West Africa will premiere in 2022 alongside main Netflix originals.
Hyde unveiled a primary look at the present again in June with particulars together with that it’ll characteristic Nigeria’s Annie Macaulay Idibia, Swanky Jerry, Ugandan entrepreneur Zari Hassan, Tanzanian star singer Diamond Platnumz and South Africa’s Nadia Nakai, Khanyi Mbau, Andile Ncube, Naked DJ amongst others.
The official synopsis reads: “This glitzy actuality collection aka a real-life cleaning soap opera follows a gaggle of younger, prosperous and well-known A-list media personalities. Hailing from South Africa, Nigeria and East Africa, this aspirational who’s who of music, media, style, and Insta stars come collectively in JoBurg. All pals and related, they’re on a quest to search out love, rekindle previous flames, reboot struggling relationships as they proceed to shine brilliant.”
Hyde will co-executive produce alongside Martin Asare Amankwa and Adelaide Joshua Hill of Urban Brew Studios. It remains to be unclear if the highest media character will headline the present.