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Entertainment of Tuesday, 17 May 2022


Second season of ‘Smart Money Woman’ to begin filming in June

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According to an exclusive source, the Bunmi Ajakaiye directed series will begin production in June with stars including Osas Ighodaro, Ini Dima-Okojie set to reprise their roles.

Actress Ini Dima-Okojie also confirmed the reports in an exclusive interview with Pulse where she hinted on projects in the works post her Netflix hit series ‘Blood Sisters’.

Recall that showrunner, Arese Ugwu confirmed the show’s renewal back in February, with an IG post from the first pre-production meeting with her “female led team” including Director Bunmi Ajakaiye, Lala Akindoju and Isoken Ogiemwonyi.

Also starring Toni Tones, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Ebenezer Eno, Seun Ajayi, Taymesan Emmanuel, Nonso Bassey, the series based on Ugwu’s 2016 bestselling book of the same title, is set around five young women as they navigate their finances and relationships.

‘Smart Money Woman’ first premiered on Africa Magic with 13 episodes in September 2020. The Isoken Ogiemwonyi produced show later premiered to rave reviews on Netflix with seven episodes.

Season two is expected to be based on the follow-up book ‘The Smart Money Tribe: An African Woman’s Guide to Making Bank.’ Netflix is yet to confirm if it will head straight to its platform upon completion.

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