30th September, 2010
Aspiring youths across the continent, whose sight is set on being one of the shiningÂ movie stars in Africaâ€™s increasingly competitive film industry have up till today, 30Â September, to find their way to The Next Movie Star, the TV reality show that discoveredÂ Lydia Forson, Africaâ€™s Best Actress 2010 at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) 2010.
According to Prince Olaiya, NMSâ€™ spokesperson, â€œthe close of online registration on ourÂ portal, www.nmsafrica.tv, on 30 September, would end the first phase of the continentalÂ search for this yearâ€™s edition.â€
Olaiya added that the next phase of the Show would be the audition between 6 and 10Â October in seven cities across Nigeria and in capital cities of Ghana, Sierra Leone,Â Liberia, Gambia, Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Tanzania and South Africa, while the third stageÂ will be the training and grooming of housemates selected from the auditions, by top actsÂ Â from Africaâ€™s movie industry.
P.M. Entertainment learnt that this is the fourth stage of The Next Movie Star, when 16Â housemates would engage one another in fresh intrigues, wits, twists and acting skillsÂ for 45 days, after which a winner and two runners-up will emerge, share in the fame,Â pride and glory the event offers.