“Something Wicked” also won best kiss, best supporting actress, best supporting actor and best director.
The movie scored an impressive six wins at the Best of Nollywood Awards. Along with wins for movie of the year and best screenplay, the thriller starring Gabriel Afolayan and Omowunmi Dada also landed the duo a best kiss in a movie.
Adesua Etomi, Beverly Naya and Ivie Okujaye also won best supporting actress, Afolayan won best supporting actor, while Yemi Morafa won best director of the year.
Produced by Isioma Osaje, Okey Uzoeshi and Morafa, the movie also stars Uzoeshi, Ireti Doyle, Keira Hewatch, Timini Egbuson, Emem Ufot and Bisola Aiyeola.
Something Wicked” is the story of a widow (Hauwa), whose recently orphaned nephew Abel, moves into her home from the violence riddled Northern Nigeria, after the murder of his parents. Abel has a difficult time fitting into his new family, whilst Hauwa struggles with the challenges of balancing a failing business and single parenthood.
This family's bond is tested when they are thrown in a life threatening situation and we see how easily misunderstandings lead to misconceptions and premonitions are sometimes the only warning we get, in this game of life and death.
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"Something Wicked" is produced by JAF Alliance; a collaboration between Jack of Aces, Agency 106 and Film Boyz INC, and is scheduled for release on February 17, 2017.