By Ayo Onikoyi
Cut24 productions is set to release a new Nollywood blockbuster titled ‘The Eve’. The new romantic comedy which chronicles the days leading up to a supposed “happy couple’s” wedding day features a stellar cast and is directed by rapper turned Director – Tosin Igho.
Currently slated to hit cinemas nationwide on March 29, “The Eve” comes hot on the heels of other successful productions from Cut24 including the critically acclaimed Gidi Blues & 4th Estate.
‘The Eve’ follows a young couple, Funsho and Yewande who have shockingly varying personalities, and are set to get married in a few days. Just before the wedding, Funsho and his three childhood friends set out to treat the groom to one blissful getaway and a Bachelor’s eve. Things quickly go south and the events and revelations that unfold ultimately raise more questions than answers for the couple.
The cast which features some of Nollywood’s leading women includes Beverly Naya, Meg Otanwa, Ronke Oshodi & Hauwa Allahbura. Their male counterparts include top-notch actors like the rapper/singer Efa making a return to acting, Adeolu Adefarasin who has already proven himself as a strong actor in the web series “Skinny girl in transit”. Others are Kunle Remi and Ghanian Hunk Mawuli Peter Gavor and ever hilarious John Okafor (Mr. Ibu).
According to the Executive Producer, Femi Odugbemi “Passion, longing, and heartbreak are familiar themes to viewers all around the world, but “The Eve” come with a fresh perspective. The movie is an engaging love story that explores the themes of weddings, marriage, sex, friendship, dating, cheating, celibacy, partying, and homosexuality in a refreshing, comical and thrilling manner. It’s definitely a must-see for everyone.”
The Eve’ premieres in cinemas nationwide on Easter Day March 29, with a Lagos premiere scheduled for March 24 at the Day Dream Pool Club, Landmark Towers, Victoria Island.