• The visiting Hollywood stars will be led by Tasha Smith, actress, director and producer, known for her role in the acclaimed films, 'Why Did I Get Married?' and its sequel, 'Why Did I Get Married, Too?'. 

Tasha Smith
Hollywood actress Tasha Smith
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Hollywood stars are expected to attend the African Oscars set for Saturday, 14 May in Lagos, Nigeria.

The 8th edition of Africa’s most prestigious award ceremony, the Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards (AMVCAs) will host celebrity movie stars and film directors from Hollywood.

The visiting Hollywood stars will be led by Tasha Smith, actress, director and producer, known for her role in the acclaimed films, 'Why Did I Get Married?' and its sequel, 'Why Did I Get Married, Too?'. 

She will be joined by Bayo Akinfemi, a cast member of the popular television series, ‘Bob Hearts Abishola’, as well as Brandon Micheal Hall of the ‘God, Friended Me’ series fame.

Also expected are Sidra Smith, award-winning Producer and Head of Essence’s Film and TV Studio and Grant Housley, Hollywood Producer, Writer and Director currently at Paramount Pictures, where he has worked on some of the biggest films and most critically acclaimed television series in the world.   

While in Nigeria, the stars will meet with the #AMVCA8 nominees and other industry stakeholders. This historic visit is in line with MultiChoice and Africa Magic's efforts to sustain the Africa film making and storytelling momentum, through deliberate global collaboration.

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