It has been reported that the movie directed by Adebayo Tijani will feature an all female cast.
This upcoming historical movie is a follow up to the producer’s last project titled “Ajantala”.
According to Yoruba Movie Gist, actress started work on this movie this month, April 2016 on location at Ilaro, Ogun State. The online publication reports that the movie directed by Adebayo Tijani will feature an all female cast. Tijani is known for his work on "Akandun" (2007) and "Igbeyin Ewuro" (2009).
Afolabi who studied Law at the University of Lagos is also an actress. She is known for her roles on "Omo Pupa" (2008), "Oreke Mulero" (2006) and "Obinrin Ale" (2009). She recently played a role in Kolade Oyewande’s new flick titled ”Oba Onimajemu”.
In a recent interview with The Nation, Yoruba actress Kemi Afolabi spoke on the perceived discrimination in Nollywood.
According to the actress, while she doesn't think there's any kind of discrimination, she's of the opinion that Yoruba movie scripts are better than others.
She also stated that the 'English speaking industry,' are not staying true to their culture.
Watch a clip from “Adebayo Aremu Abere” staring Odunlade Adekola below: