Inkblot Productions and Film one Distribution have gathered the industryâ€™s biggest and fastest rising actors in their new film.
Titled â€œNew Moneyâ€, the star-studded movie was directed by one of Nigeriaâ€™s most celebrated directors, Tope Oshin, and boasts of a stellar cast ranging from Veterans Kate Henshaw, Femi Branch, Kalu Ikeagwu, and Dakore Akande to Nollywood newbies Jemima Osunde and Adeolu Adefarasin
Set in Lagos, Nigeria, New Money was written by Chinaza Onuzo and follows the life of Toun Odumosu (played by Jemima Osunde), a young aspiring designer whose life changes following the death of an absentee tycoon father (Kalu Ikeagwu), who left her to fill his shoes.
The comedy drama follows her coming to terms with her newfound riches and takes the audience through her journey as she tries to successfully merge her newfound wealth with her old life.
Aside newbie, Jemima, the film also features musician Folarin â€˜Falzâ€™ Falana and break out Instagram comedian Wofai Fada who play major roles as Quam (Tounâ€™s Boyfriend) and Binta (Tounâ€™s best friend) respectively.
Wale Ojo, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Osas Ajibade, Daniel Etim Effiong and Bikiya Graham- Douglas also bring their A- game.
Akande and Henshawâ€™s characters are on different ends of the table as both of them try to get Odumosu to do what they think is best for her.
Branch on the other hand is an entrepreneur who sees an opportunity to make a quick buck from the leadâ€™s newfound wealth.
It Was a creatively fulfilling project for me, right from the pre-production stages , to the end of post-production, Said Tope Oshin.
New Money opens in cinemas from March 23, 2018 and judging by the released teaser, the two-hour movie will be jam-packed with drama, comedy and suspense.