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"The Wedding Party 2" Kemi Adetiba isn't returning for sequel, Niyi Akinmolayan revealed as new director

Kemi Adetiba isn't returning for "The Wedding Party 2" as Niyi Akinmolayan has been revealed as director of the upcoming sequel.

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Niyi Akinmolayan is directing "The Wedding Party" play

Niyi Akinmolayan is directing "The Wedding Party" sequel

The director of "The Wedding Party," Kemi Adetiba, is not returning for the recently announced sequel.

The sequel which commenced shoot on May 1, 2017, is being directed by Niyi Akinmolayan, who is popular for "Out of Luck," "The Arbitration," "Room 315," and "Falling."

"The Wedding Party" isn't Akinmolayan's first film with one of the producers of the movie, Inkblot Productions. His movies "Out of Luck" and "The Arbitration" were produced by the production company.

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Kemi Adetiba

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In "The Wedding Party" sequel Nonso (Enyinna Nwigwe), has continued his romance with Deirdre ((Daniella Down), the bridesmaid from London. Somehow, Nonso manages to propose by accident, while on a dinner date, and sets off a chain of events too powerful to stop.

Deirdre’s upper-crust British family are against the match, as are some members of the Nigerian clan, but Deirdre’s determination can’t be contained.

After a near-disastrous introduction ceremony in Lagos and Nigerian opposition to a London wedding, both families reluctantly agree to a wedding in Dubai, setting us off on another colourful, chaotic and memorable journey to everlasting love.

The Wedding Party play

The Wedding Party

 

A collaboration between EbonyLife Films, FilmOne Distribution, Koga Studios and Inkblot Productions, the first film grossed over 40 million naira at the box office.

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