‘Sumu La Penzi’ Producer Appointed As Netflix Manager

Kenyan film producer Dorothy Ghettuba has been appointed as Netflix Manager International Originals.

Ghettuba, who is the CEO of Spielworks Media, took to social media to inform Kenyans on the new appointment though failed to share much about the deal. Kenyans on social media congratulated her following the appointment.

The producer, who is wife to Oyunga Pala and was also among Top 40 under 40 Women in Kenya published by the Business Daily, is behind top Kenyan productions such as ‘Sumu La Penzi’ and ‘Lies that bind’ that have come under her company formed in 2009.

The appoint also comes just a week after Viola Davis and Julius Tennon’s JuVee Productions announced they are developing “Wild Seed” for Amazon Prime Video that will be co-written and directed by Kenyan film director Wanuri Kahiu and Nigeria’s author Nnedi Okorafor.

“Wild Seed” is a drama series based on the first book in Octavia E. Butler’s acclaimed Patternist sci-fi series.

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