Monday, June 27, 2016 2:50 pm
EbonyLife Films has announced the cast for its romantic comedy ‘The Wedding Party’. The movie, directed by award-winning filmmaker and New York Film School alumni, Kemi Adetiba, will be in cinemas nationwide in December 2016.
Set in Lagos, Nigeria, The Wedding Party, according to a release by R&B PR, is the story of Dunni Coker (Adesua Etomi), a 24- year old art gallery owner and only daughter of her parents about to marry the love of her life, IT entrepreneur Dozie (Banky W). The couple took a vow of chastity and is looking forward to a ground-breaking first night together as a married couple.
Alibaba and Sola Sobowale play the role of Dunni’s parents while Ireti Doyle and Richard Mofe-Damijo play Dozie’s parents. Other notable names in the stellar cast include Zainab Balogun, AY, Ikechukwu, Beverly Naya, Emma OhMaGod, Lepacious Bose amongst others.
‘The Wedding Party’ will take guests on a journey to the rockiest wedding day in Nigeria’s history. The wedding guests will have to take their seats and see whether the wedding planner succeeds or if the groom’s ex-girlfriends will disrupt the day’s proceedings. One thing is certain; ‘The Wedding Party’ will be the talk of the town.
Written by playwright, Tosin Otudeko and Kemi Adetiba, the original concept was conceived by Executive Producer, Mo Abudu and is an Elfike Collective Film – a collaboration of Africa’s leading film powerhouses – EbonyLife Films, FilmOne Distribution, Inkblot Productions and Koga Studios, respectively.
‘The Wedding Party’ is the second offering from EbonyLife Films after last year’s FIFTY. FIFTY was the undisputed cinema experience of 2015 as the biggest premiere in the history of the Nigerian Movie Industry and the top grossing Nigerian film of 2015.