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“The CEO” ‘I’ve been an actor all these years, no one noticed’, Peter King says

King has starred in several TV series and films including MTV Shuga and Netflix drama series "Sense8".

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Peter King

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Peter King says Kunle Afolayan’s film “The CEO” has positioned him in the spotlight.

The Kenyan actor whose real name is Peter King Nzioki Mwania plays the role of Jomo in the thriller.

Right now in Nairobi, everyone is talking about ‘The CEO’”, Nzioki recently told GoldMyne TV in a video released on Monday, August 1, 2016.

I go to the supermarket and all of a sudden they know me. I’ve been an actor all these years no one noticed, but all of a sudden the guy at the till at the supermarket feels hey I know you from somewhere”.

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"The CEO" premiered on Sunday, July 10, 2016, at the Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The film is described as a mind blowing thriller which focuses on the mystery surrounding the death of three top executives.

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Here’s a breakdown of the synopsis:

Set mainly on a beautiful beach resort on the outskirts of Lagos in Nigeria, “The CEO” is a mystery-thriller surrounding five top executives from across Africa who are despatched on a 1-week leadership retreat by a multinational telecommunications firm, to determine which one to appoint as the firm’s new CEO. Things go awry when one-by-one the executives are eliminated in sudden death circumstances, and the finger falls on the last two remaining executive as prime suspects.

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A scene in The CEO



Afolayan’s film features top acts such as King, Wale Ojo, Lala Akindoju, Angelique Kidjo, Aurelie Eliam, Hilda Dokubo, Jimmy Jean Louis, and Nico Panagio.

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Peter King

(Kenya Buzz)


King began his acting career in 2000 at the Kenya National Theatre according to Kenya Buzz. He has starred in several TV series and films including MTV Shuga, season two and Netflix drama series "Sense8".

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