The Blood Sisters is the first original Nigerian crime thriller series that will hit streaming on Netflix on May 5, 2022, worldwide. It has an IMDB rating of 8.8/10. The four-part crime thriller is directed by Biyi Bandele and Kenneth Gyang and produced by Mo Abudu for EbonyLife Studios. The shooting location of the film is Lagos and Nigeria which pays a tribute to the city and also provides a glimpse to the viewers of the various socio-economic gaps in Africa. The show is Abudu’s latest project for Netflix as part of her multi-title deal with the platform.
The gripping plot of Blood Sisters can be considered as one main cause of why this series has managed to gain such popularity.
What is the plot of Blood Sisters?
Blood Sisters explores themes like love, family, drugs, physical and substance abuse, relationship, and friendship. The series starred Ini Dima-Okojie and Nancy Isime who are playing the lead roles of Sarah and Kemi. Blood Sisters features other Nollywood’s finest cast members including Ramsey Nouah, Kate Henshaw, Uche Jombo, Segun Arinze, Joke Silva, Deyemi Okanlawon, Wale Ojo, Gabriel Afolayan, Ibrahim Suleiman, Kehinde Bankole, Daniel Etim Effiong, Keppy Ekpenyong-Bassey, Maurice Sam, Toke Makinwa, and Okey Uzoeshi.
The genre of the series
The genre of Blood Sisters is crime-thriller. It depicts the life of two best-friends Sarah (Ini Dima-Okojie) and Kemi (Nancy Isime). Sarah is engaged to her dream man and is about to get married to him, Kola(Deyemi Okanlawon). However, it seems that this pastoral union has a dark side. Kola physically, verbally and emotionally abuses Sarah every day. Kemi tries to convince Sarah to break off the engagement but despite Kemi’s vocal misgivings, Sarah is adamant that she will marry him. Later on the engagement day, Kemi accidentally kills Kola while trying to defend herself.
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Later what follows is a heartbreaking series of catastrophic events in their family marked by love, murder, betrayal, and the test of friendship. Hence, the plot highlights the story of two best-friends Sarah and Kemi who are bound by a secret and have to run away after a wealthy groom named Kola disappeared during his own engagement party.
Blood sisters would be an excellent crime thriller for binge-watching. Also the first-ever most exciting thriller Nigerian series to premiere its first season on Netflix on May 5, 2022.