From Gabriel Afolayan to Tope Tedela, check out five reasons to watch the new Nollywood epic movie "King Invincible."
On January 6, 2017, Femi Adisa's directorial debut, "King Invincible" made its debut in cinemas, kicking off the cinema year for Nollywood.
With the posters and trailers, you probably have grasped that this is unlike most Nollywood you have seen in the cinema. While it tells a love story, it is an epic movie, and it is different.
The movie stars talented actors including Gabriel Afolayan, Tope Tedela, Omowunmi Dada, Mike Adbul, Toyin Alausa, Bimbo Manuel, Segun Dada and more.
Pulse Movies have put up five reasons why you should see the movie.
The talented Tedela waltzed into the Nigerian film industry and became popular for his role in "A Mile from Home," a role which earned him an Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award in 2014.
He has since then taken up and perfectly interpreted several distinct roles with flying colours, and "King Invincible" is no different.
In the epic movie, the actor comes on screen with a gravity and charisma so suitable for his character Taari.
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Gabriel Afolayan is an actor. He is one of those actors who give you a cinematic experience with every single word and gesture from them.
Afolayan as Adetiba is charming and one of the most beautiful things about the movie. Afolayan shows off his peculiar intensity, and it is enough reason to see the movie.
The most beautiful thing about the fight scenes is the fact that the scenes aren’t exaggerated. It is well-made, and the actors, especially Tedela and Afolayan, deliver those scenes with so much ease.
Adisa created realistic and exciting visually beautiful fight scenes.
"King Invincible" has been nominated for Best Costume Designer for the 2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award.
And just before the award holds in March 2017, there is a reason to see what Obijie Oru, who won the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Best Costumer Designer award for her work on "October 1," created in "King Invincible."
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The actor who is popular for shows like "Skinny Girl in Transit" and "The Governor" plays the role of "The Wise Man" in the epic movie.
A consultant was hired to teach the Igbo-born actor how to speak the Yoruba language, and he did justice to his role, mastering the native language.