“The Black Book Is My Third Action Movie But It Has Broken The Glass” – Richard Mofe-Damijo


Renowned Nigerian actor, Richard Eyimofe Evans Mofe-Damijo, fondly known as RMD, says “The Black Book” movie which is his third action thriller stands out as one of his best works.

Speaking to Doreen Avio on the 2023 EMY Awards Red Carpet, he said the movie is making waves in various countries, including South Korea, and has even secured awards, despite its recent release.

“This is probably my 3rd action movie but this has completely broken the glass. We are number 1 in South Korea and it means our film has kept giving and has gotten awards and even in the 3rd week, I have been honoured by it and I’m glad all the hard work paid off.”




The Black Book is a 2023 Nigerian crime thriller film produced and directed by Editi Effiong, starring Richard Mofe-Damijo, Sam Dede, Shaffy Bello, Femi Branch, Alex Usifo, Ade Laoye and Ireti Doyle.

The film was released on Netflix on 22 September 2023.


Nigerian online newspaper Premium Times has likened Richard Mofe-Damijo’s character in the film to John Wick’s character owing to the storyline leaning towards a former hitman who is now drawn back into the criminal underworld he had abandoned.

Watch a trailer below.