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Arese Ugwu’s “The Smart Money Woman” is Coming to Netflix



Netflix is giving us another Nollywood title to look forward to.

The Smart Money Woman” series executive directed by Arese Ugwu is making it’s entry and debut on Neflix.

“The Smart Money Woman” tv series which is an adaptation 2016 book with the same title, includes a stacked cast featuring  Toni Tones, Ini Dima-Okojie, Osas Ighodaro Ajibade, Lala Akindoju and Ebenezer Eno.

The book and the series, tackles debt, spending, the consumerist culture of the African middle class, the fear and misconceptions surrounding money and the lack of it. Love, friendships, cultural and societal pressures and the roles they play in success.

Sharing the exciting news on Instagram, Arese Ugwu wrote;

WILD!!!! It still blows my mind that this all started with a book I wrote in my pajamas!!!!

And it’s even more incredible that you all watched it unfold from publishing the book, going on a Pan African book tour, The process of converting it into a Tv series… I’m so grateful guys… thank you for riding with me…. WE have a Netflix show!!!!!! [email protected] @netflix

Cheers to everyone that worked on this with me.. We did it guys!!



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  1. Margaret

    August 19, 2021 at 7:40 am

    I can’t wait to watch this.with love from Kenya

  2. Monifa Henry

    September 28, 2021 at 3:52 am

    Love from U.S.A.! Great Movie Love!

  3. Sybil Gaines

    October 6, 2021 at 9:27 pm

    Awesome, when is Season 2

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