Newly Released Netflix Movie Cast Elesin Oba: The King’s Knightacclaimed for his performance in the Yoruba epic story.

Waller Soyinka’s “Reaper” and “King’s Knight” were adapted for the silver screen, and Alessin Oppa was directed by the late Bee Bandler, who died in August.

The film tells the true story of a king knight (played by Odenrad Adekola) who, according to tradition, must give his life to ensure the safe passage of the late king into the afterlife.

Elesin Oba’s sexual adventures become his downfall as he fails to fulfill his traditional duty to bring doom for the people of the land.

The film, which premiered in Nigerian cinemas on October 28, features a star-studded cast that includes Joke Silva, Jide Kosoko, Odunlade Adekola, Shaffy Bello, Deyemi Okanlawon and pop star Brymo.

Nigerians start after Friday movie hits Netflix Twitter Kudos to the actors for bringing the story to life with great performances.

A tweet from @mercy_milola read: “Salute to Shaffy Bello and Odunlade Adekola. Elesin Oba is an old historical non-fiction movie you’ll love!”

@Fayemi_D said: “I’ve never been a fan of Odenlade’s performance. I do think he’s an ‘excessive’ actor. But in this Elesin Oba, Odunlade kills the character. Shaffy Bello didn’t fall short of expectations. Yes For me, both actors in this film are 10/10.”

Attorney Ridwan Oke, @Ridiwanullahi tweeted: “Shaffy Bello really outdid himself as Iyaloja in #eleshinoba. Odunlade Adekola was great too. A very good movie. You should watch!”

Video jockey and music producer @iamvjadams simply wrote: “Shaffy Bello x Odunlade ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️”

“Elesin Oba brings back the feel you get from a stage play. The last time I saw a play I had that feeling was at Show Pit OOU. I love revisiting it on an advanced film platform. Shaffy Bello’s lines and Brymo’s lines to listen to Looks like I read it from a book,” @only1sultan wrote.

@Samsoclock rated the film an 8 out of 10 for its “great interpretation of an epic plot”.

“Bremmer is at the top of his game; he acts and sings brilliantly. In Yoruba movies, Odenrad Adekola is the goat. Read it again. Respect for the name Shaffy Bello .. so nice mom!” the tweet added.



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