Linda Ikeji Movie Dark October Is About the Tragic Incident of Aluu 4 Lynching
Dark October by Linda Ikeji Is Coming On Netflix
Nigeria’s foremost celebrity blogger, media entrepreneur, and producer Linda Ikeji has announced the release of a movie called “Dark October,” which is based on the tragic Aluu Four lynching of 2012 and was directed by Toka McBaror.
Linda Ikeji movie is actually her first foray into the film industry. The movie, which is distributed by FilmOne, aims to raise awareness about the horror of extralegal killings and the value of justice for all.
“Dark October,” a tragic account of the Aluu 4 lynching, is Linda Ikeji‘s feature film debut and is available exclusively on Netflix. Africa’s top distributor, FilmOne, is in charge of distributing Dark October. On Monday, she announced this on her social media accounts, adding that the movie would be released on Netflix only on February 3rd, 2023.
“Dark October”, directed by award-winning Nigerian filmmaker, Toka McBaror, will bring to life the story of four young university students who were lynched in Port Harcourt in October 2012 and the events leading up to their tragic deaths. A tragic event that shook the nation.
“This film is a powerful and important story that needs to be told,” said Linda Ikeji, the producer of the film. “We hope it will spark a conversation about the dangers of extrajudicial killings and the importance of ensuring justice for all”.
“We are excited to be able to bring this story to life on the big screen and to be able to give a voice to these young men and their families, we are honored to be a part of this project and to work with Linda Ikeji and Toka McBaror to bring this important story to the world,” said FilmOne Founders, Moses Babatope & Kene Okwuosa.
The film will also explore the lynching’s aftermath and how it affected the victims’ families, friends, and the neighborhood. Chuks Joseph, Munachi Okpara, Kem-Ajieh Ikechukwu, and Kelechukwu Oriaku are among the film’s talented newcomers.
On February 3rd, 2023, Dark October is scheduled to make its Netflix debut. It will be accessible to a worldwide audience thanks to its availability for streaming in more than 190 nations.
The movie is predicted to be a huge hit because it tells a moving and powerful story that audiences will remember long after the credits have finished.