Seyi Shay and Vector are bringing the heat and the beat this summer and it all kicked off in Lagos with the official trailer release of â€˜Lara and the Beatâ€™ the movie on May 2.
Celebrated for last yearâ€™s mega movie, Banana Island Ghost (BIG), Biola Alabi Mediaâ€™s is shaping up for an even bigger movie premier and cinematic release with â€˜Lara and the Beatâ€™. The movie, directed by Tosin Coker and produced by Tolu Olusoga, stars Seyi Shay, Vector Ogunmefun, Somkele Idhalama, Chioma Akpotha, Chinedu Ikedieze, Uche Jombo, Lala Akindoju, Bimbo Manuel, Wale Ojo, Shaffy Bello, Saidi Balogun, DJ Xclusive, Toni Tones, Deyemi Okanlawon, Demola Adedoyin, Folu Storms, Sharon Ooja, Anne Icha, Akan Nnani, Dara Egerton Shyngle, Bollylomo and David Jones David. It is an all-star cast list promising maximum entertainment and viewing delight.
â€˜Lara and the Beatâ€™ is about the young and beautiful Giwa sisters caught in the centre of a financial scandal with their parentâ€™s media empire. The sisters are forced out of their privileged bubble, and must learn to build their own future and salvage their familyâ€™s past. The movie also tells a love story between Lara and Sal (aka The Beat), who finds her voice and jumpstarts her musical journey. â€˜Lara and the Beatâ€™ is a movie about loss, love, music and a dream.
Themes explored in the movie, as seen in the trailer, include financial literacy, family values, sisterhood, friendship, music, fashion, culture and love. With â€˜Lara and the Beatâ€™ the movie, and all it has lined up leading up to the cinematic release on July 20, Biola Alabi Media has yet again raised the bar for the industry.
According to Biola Alabi, Executive Producer and MD of Biola Alabi Media, â€˜Lara and the Beatâ€™ is a reinforcement of our promise and goal to continue to tell authentic African stories to local and global audiences. We have worked with the best talents in the industry and engaged key partnerships and collaborations that have helped to deliver this outstanding movie. I am happy we are unveiling this trailer today and I look forward to everyone enjoying â€˜Lara and the Beatâ€™ in the cinemas from July 20.â€