The Netflix crime series that is making success around the world

Union of Blood is the first Nigerian production in Netflix history. Proving the public’s interest in creative and diverse stories, the series is already in the Top 10 in at least 30 countries – including Brazil. The huge popularity can be explained by its surprising plot and the great performances of the cast.

Kate Henshaw, the interpreter of Uduak Ademola, took to Instagram to thank the fans for their support and celebrate the success of the series.

“I’m on a real emotional roller coaster! I can only thank and glorify God. Top 10 in 30 countries! What is that? That’s a win for Nollywood. We rise together, come what may! Nollywood is ours!”, commented the actress.

For those who don’t know, Nollywood is the name given to the Nigerian culture industry. See below for more details on the success of Union of Blood on Netflix.

Union of Blood wins Netflix fans around the world

In addition to Kate Henshaw’s post, the success of União de Sangue was celebrated by fans, the production team and the specialized press.

The fact that the Nigerian production has achieved such great popularity is a great sign. The series’ success may encourage Netflix to invest more money in African productions.

Other series on the continent – ​​such as the South African thriller Sangue & Água and the reality show Young, Famous and African – are also gaining fans on the platform.

Blood Union, in turn, draws attention for its mysterious plot and the numerous twists and turns of its plot.

“Best friends Sarah and Kemi harbor a dangerous secret and are forced to go on the run after a rich man disappears from their own engagement party,” reads the official synopsis for Union of Blood on the platform.

The mysterious events of Blood Union begin when Kola – Sarah’s fiancé – disappears before the wedding.

The Netflix series doesn’t take long to reveal that the character is dead, and that the death took place under “mysterious circumstances”.

Suffering from Kola’s physical and emotional violence, Sarah is seen as the main suspect.

At the heart of the plot is the mystery of Kola’s death. After all, who killed Sarah’s fiancé?

The Nigerian production stands out for mixing elements of suspense and mystery with a responsible approach to important social topics – such as domestic violence, addictions and the influence of the family in romantic relationships.

The cast of Union of Blood is led by actresses Ini Dima Okojie and Nancy Isime as protagonists Sarah and Kemi (respectively).

The series also stars Deyemi Okanlawon (Kola), Gabrial Afolayan (Femi), Genoveva Umeh (Timiyen) and Kehinde Bankole (Olayinka).

União de Sangue is available in the Brazilian Netflix catalog. See the trailer for the series below.

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