By Ayo Onikoyi
This week, the focus is more on films still to make the cinemas. Movie like ‘Silence’ is probably in Day 8 of its production but indications have shown it may be released by the end of the year. The Meeting has made a tour of cinemas and currently running online.’Lagos Cougars’ is releasing on December 6, 2013 while the ‘First Cut’ is billed to be premièred by the end of December.
Lagos Cougars has made enough noise with the trailers and soon enough movie lovers may know what the hullabaloo is all about. Uche Jombo, Monalisa Chinda, and Daniella Okeke lead a pack of other seasoned actors.
The movie, is a raunchy, zany chick flick about three professional, single ladies (played by Uche Jombo, Monalisa Chinda, and Daniella Okeke) in their forties, bored with life, who decide to let go of their inhibitions and take a walk on the wild side.
While we have seen so much of Uche Jombo and Monalisa Chinda, the hot item that is sure to whet our appetite is Daniella Okeke, a curvy, sexy actress just coming to her own and cut along the same line as Nicki Minaj.
The First Cut
The First Cut is always the deepest… First Cut is an upcoming Nollywood film centred around Rape, a treacherous love triangle, and conflicting family ties.
The film is produced by Nollywood’s new-kid-on-the-block Mona Lisa Henry Omorodion, directed by award-winning director; Chico Ejiro, with a stellar cast of Monalisa Chinda, Joseph Benjamin, Bobby Obodo and Monalisa Henry Omorodion.
Tagged a cut-above-the-norm, ‘First Cut’ ushers in a new culture of Nollywood films, and is billed for première on the 29th of December at the Eko Hotel & Suite.
“The Meeting”, the romantic comedy set in the midst of Nigeria’s political shenanigans is now available for you to watch online.
The synopsis:On a Monday morning, Makinde Esho, an uptight corporate executive based in Lagos, Nigeria, flies into Abuja, the capital city for a few hours, having been despatched by his communications firm, Techmast, to secure a government authorization to build a mast sub-station from the Honourable Minster of Land Resources & Environment. There is a lot riding on this government authorization, as it will save his firm from imminent liquidation, and the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Silence’ is not a movie you are going to see soon but it may be worth waiting for. They say ‘Silence’ makes you sick because it mirrors the gory side of ‘child abuse’, mental health issues, chaotic lifestyles and betrayal. Iyabo Ojo’s 14year old daughter, Priscilla is the victim while the mother is the culprit. In this moving thriller, Iyabo and Joseph Benjamin actually got married The cast includes mother and child, Joseph Benjamin, Alex Osifo, Bukky Wright, Tina Mba and a host of others.