NOLLYWOOD NEWS — Nollywood Legend Pete Edochie is set to feature in a $150K USD budget movie by Kofas Media; with a star cast that also include Majid Michel, John Dumelo, KSM, Joselyn Dumas and others. The movie is planned for release April 2017 and promise to be of local flavor with international standard; Nollywood Community reports.
Legendary Nollywood actor Pete Edochie and star actors Majid Michel, John Dumelo and Ghanaian satirist cum TV personality Kweku Sintim Misa (KSM) are scheduled to star in a new movie produced by Kofas Media with a budget of $150,000 USD, according to information gathered from the movie press conference in Ghana.
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While speaking at the press conference at Holiday Inn Thursday February 16, Chief Edochie was quoted saying:
“He had been an admirer of Ghana since 1957 hence his quest to work with KSM and a host of other Ghanaian personalities as cast for the movie.”
Daddy Edochie also added that:
“I have always wanted to be here, but most of the people who invite me don’t really have a reason, so I don’t come. But this time around… after 17 or 18 years, I decided its time I try Ghana again.”
The movie is set to be premiered in April 2017 with a cast of 30, which includes Majid Michel, John Dumelo, Funny Face, Kalybos, Ahuofe Patri, Nana Ama McBrown, Lil Win, Joselyn Dumas, among others.
Edochie who has been in the movie industry for close to two decades with over 120 movies under his belt, said the last time he filmed in Ghana was back in the year 1999. That is about 18 years ago!
The new movie, which title is yet to be announced, is said to be a Crime Comedy (Crimedy) type of Drama. The Lion King of Nollywood PETE EDOCHIE is playing a mafia Don in the movie; Nollywood Community gathered after listening to media recordings from the Press Conference event in Ghana.
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