actors including, Wale Ojo, Ali Nuhu, Tope Tedela, Somkele Idalama, Linda
Ejiofor, Zainab Balogun and Hafiz Oyetoro (Saka) star in a new gripping comedy
crime-thriller entitled Ojukokoro (Greed).
directed by Dare Olaitan and produced by Olufemi Ogunsawo, the suspense filled
movie starring a star-studded is set to raise the game and bring fresh
excitement to movie lovers across Nigeria.
is another Nollywood Cinema film that has come to life with multiple Nigerian Production companies involved,
it was created by Singularity Media in
collaboration with House Gabriel Studios and BCI Studios.
talented cast such as Charles Etubiebi, Seun Ajayi, Emmanuel Ikubese,
Kayode Olaiya, Gbolahan Olatunde. Kunle Remi, Sammi Eddi, Lord Frank and Shawn
successful screening at the African International Film Festival (AFRIFF) in
November, the movie has been tipped by viewers to become a box office hit in
cinemas this year.
a Yoruba word is translated as greed in English language. The movie unwraps an
intriguing tale about a money-strapped manager of a shady Petrol Station who
decides to rob his employers but along the line finds out in a sudden twist
that he is not alone in his ambition and that a good reason isn’t always a
talented young producer, the movie will be premiered at different locations
very soon before it proceeds on a long cinema run across over 30 theatres in
Olaitan trained in Film Directing/Screen Writing Degree at the Colorado Film
School and aspires to make a big impression with this first effort.
movie, the director said, “Ojukokoro was inspired by the state of events in
Nigeria during 2014 elections with the general state of greed in the nation due
to the upcoming elections. It is an ensemble cast movie that deals primarily
with a heist which is an avenue that is rarely explored in Nollywood Cinema.
conception to execution, the movie that took me three years to produce. I wrote
the script when I was fresh from film school with little knowledge of how the
Nigerian Film industry operates. It’s nice to finally have an end product after
many years of dreaming and scheming,” he added.
View trailer here.