'Actress is Nigeria's Angelina Jolie,' American cinematographer speaks on her acting skills

American Cinematographer, Keith L. Smith, has only good things to say about Nollywood Icon, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde.

Omotola Jalade is Nigeria's Angelina Jolie.

In an interview with E24-7 magazine, Keith L. Smith, an American cinematographer who  worked with Omotola Jalade Ekeinde on set of the award-winning movie Ije, talks about Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde's acting skills.

According to Smith, the director of the movie, Chineze Anyaene, already told him about Omotola's acting skills, which was compared to that of Angelina Jolie's.

"I worked with her on “Ije” and she was amazing and talented. She’s one of the most professional actors I’ve worked with.

I’ve been shooting in Hollywood for about 17 years now, and to me she is one of the best. She was really focused. When I met the director of the movie, I was told that Omotola was the Angelina Jolie of Nigeria."

Omotola starred alongside Genevieve Nnaji in the multi award winning hit movie 'Ije'.

In 2014, the actress was called 'by Yahoo.

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