Mark your calendars and save the date for these 7 2016 Nollywood movies worth anticipating. From "76" to "Couple of Days," check them out.
2015 was a perfect movie year for all lovers of Nollywood movies. From “Fifty” to “Dry,” it was indeed a fun filled year.
2016 is here, and already we have great movies worth anticipating. From “Couple of Days” to “76,” here are 7 movies you all should anticipate.
1. Beyond Blood
Featuring most of Nollywood’s young talented actors, the movie is set to premiere on January 15, 2016.
The upcoming movie stars talented actors Kehinde Bankole, Shan George, Okey Uzoeshi, Joseph Benjamin, Bimbo Manuel, Francis Onwochei, Marion, Wole Ojo, Uzor Ozimkpa, Ifeanyi Kalu, Bott, Carol King and Deyemi Okanlawon.
A captivating story of self-discovery, where a woman, after a series of uncontrollable events, decides to run away from her fears and consequently reaches her breaking point and gets caught in a cycle of unpleasant circumstances. Movie pundits have described it as a perfect movie for the family.
2. Diary of a Lagos Girl
Who doesn’t love a romantic comedy? Directed by Jumoke Olatunde and produced by Nike Erinle, the upcoming film stars Dolapo Oni, OC Ukeje, Alexx Ekubo, Liz Benson, Linda Ejiofor, Paul Adams and Adunni Ade.
"Diary of a Lagos Girl " follows Bim (Dolapo Oni),a materialistic, single Lagos girl in search of Mr Right. Her ideal guy must drive a Range Rover, live in a gated community, possess a cutting edge fashion sense, come from an influential family, handsome, funny, be born again, wealthy among other things.
“Diary of a Lagos Girl” premieres on February 5.
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3. Suru L’ere
It’s a Mildred Okwo film, so, yes! That’s enough reason for you to get excited. Then again, who isn’t interested in watching a movie which focuses on how hard it is to make a decent living in our country?
The film set in Lagos follows the life of a young, timid graduateArinze (played by Seun Ajayi) desperate to beat his financial burdens. In his journey, he meets a charming go getterOmosigho (played by Beverly Naya). Their meeting shoots off a series of events that pressure Arinze into a get rich quick scheme.
The film features several of Nigeria’s new school actors including Kemi 'Lala' Akindoju, AMVCA winner Tope Tedela,Enyinna Nwigwe and Gregory Ojefua. It also features cameo appearances from the movie producer Rita Dominic, Linda Ejiofor, Kenneth Okolie and Bikiya Graham Douglas.
A release date is yet to be announced.
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4. 93 Days
It might be controversial, but it’s one movie everyone would love to see. The much anticipated Nollywood film was inspired by the late Adadevoh of First Consultants Hospital in Lagos, and her courageous team who joined hands in fighting the spread of deadly Ebola Virus Disease.
Starring Keppy Ekpeyong Bassy as Patrick Sawyer, the movie also stars Bimbo Akintola as Nigerian hero, Dr Stella Adadevoh, Gideon Okeke, Somkhele Idhalama, Bimbo Manuel and veteran Hollywood actor, Danny Glover.
An official release date is yet to be announced.
5. Couple of Days
A romantic comedy, the movie tells the story of three couples on a romantic getaway, and how they handle the realities of marriage and 'happily ever after.'
Starring Enyinna Nwigwe, Lilian Esoro, Adesua Etomi, Okey Uzoeshi, Kiki Omeili, Ademola Adedoyin, the movie also guest stars Nigerian rapper, Falz The Bad Guy, and is set for a February 5 release.
Every true fan of Nollywood should be excited at the release of the much anticipated and star studded movie “76.”
Directed by Izu Ojukwu, the movie features talented actors likeRamsey Nouah, Rita Dominic, Ibinabo Fiberesima, Chidi Mokeme, Memry Savanhu, Adonijah Owuruwa, Daniel K. Daniel, Nelly Ekwereogu and Shuaibu Ebenehi Adams.
Six years after the civil war, a young officer from the middle belt gets entangled in a romantic relationship with a beautiful O-Level student from the Southeastern part of Nigeria.
Their budding romance was almost ruptured by endless military postings. Now heavily pregnantt her walls came crumbling when the news of her husband's involvement in a botched coup attempt hits the headlines.
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How interesting would it be to watch Femi Branch take a break from being a villain, and have him be a father whose love goes beyond the grave.
Produced by Branch, the movie s directed by Toka McBaror. Aunt Maria also stars Jude Orhorha, Laurel Fidel, Ibitola Branch, T. M Rex, Uloma Ezeokoli among others.
A release date is yet to be announced.
Watch trailer for "Couple of Days;"