Netflix ‘Glamour Girls’: 5 things to know about the Nigerian crime drama

See the glitzy world of five female escorts symbolizing glamour and wealth alongside a killing and theft which endangers their chances of survival


                            Netflix ‘Glamour Girls’: 5 things to know about the Nigerian crime drama
(L – R) Nse Ikpe Etim, Sharon Ooja, Joselyn Dumas and Toke Makinwa in a still from ‘Glamour Girls’ (Netflix)
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Off late, we are seeing how audiences have started loving foreign language original films and series all around the world. Viewers are always on the look out for brilliantly conceptualized content that would enhance their viewing experience. Netflix is an expert at bringing an assorted variety of interesting films and series on screens for users globally. All set to surprise its subscribers, the streaming platform is bringing a completely novel and original African language film titled ‘Glamour Girls’. The teaser of the film promises a modern spin and take on original 1994 Nollywood classic movie ‘Glamour Girls’.

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If avid fans have also enjoyed themselves by watching these Netflix original films and series like ‘A Naija Christmas’, ‘The Man Of God’ and ‘Queen Sono’, then ‘Glamour Girls’ should be on your list.

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When is ‘Glamour Girls’ releasing and where can you watch it?

The much-awaited Nollywood African language film ‘Glamour Girls’ is releasing globally by June 24, 2022 on Netflix at 3:01 am EST.

What is ‘Glamour Girls’ all about?

This modern-day remake of the 1994 iconic Nollywood film of same name revolves around five strong and independent women. They all dare to cause a huge stir with their jobs as high-end escorts within the traditionally patriarchal African society. It tells a story of how Donna (Nse Ikpe Etim), Emma (Sharon Ooja), Louise (Toke Makinwa), Helion (Segigola Ogidan) and Jemma (Joselyn Dumas) dare to create a name and career for themselves until a killing and theft puts their entire career as high-end female escorts at stake.

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The synopsis reads, “The world of high-end escorts promises glamour, wealth and the chance of reinvention for a group of women — till a killing and theft threaten it all”.

Who stars in ‘Glamour Girls’?

The following star cast has been confirmed for the film.

Nse Ikpe Etim as Donna

The 47-year-old Nigerian award-winning star Nse Ikpe Etim is loved by her fans for her amazing performances in African films like ‘Reloaded’, ‘Mr. And Mrs’, ‘Journey To Self’ and so on. She is going to be seen playing the lead role of Donna in ‘Glamour Girls’.

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The other main actors in the cast for ‘Glamour Girls’ include Sharon Ooja, Toke Makinwa, Joselyn Dumas, and several others.

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Creators

The film has been directed by Bunmi Ajakaiye and produced by PlayNetwork Studios and Netflix in collaboration.

Trailer

The trailer is not yet released but here's a teaser for ‘Glamour Girls’.


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