EbonyLife Films has announced the cast for its romantic comedy â€˜The Wedding Partyâ€™. The movie, directed by award-winning filmmaker and New York Film School alumni, Kemi Adetiba, will be in cinemas nationwide in December 2016.The wedding party2
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.The wedding party
â€˜The Wedding Partyâ€™ will take guests on a journey to the rockiest wedding day in Nigeriaâ€™s history. The wedding guests will have to take their seats and see whether the wedding planner succeeds or if the groomâ€™s ex-girlfriends will disrupt the dayâ€™s proceedings. One thing is certain; â€˜The Wedding Partyâ€™ will be the talk of the town.Alibaba and Sola Sobowale play the role of Dunniâ€™s parents while Ireti Doyle and Richard Mofe-Damijo play Dozieâ€™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
Written by playwright, Tosin Otudeko and Kemi Adetiba, the original concept was conceived by Executive Producer, Mo Abudu and is an Elfike Collective Film â€“ a collaboration of Africaâ€™s leading film powerhouses â€“ EbonyLife Films, FilmOne Distribution, Inkblot Productions and Koga Studios, respectively.
â€˜The Wedding Partyâ€™ is the second offering from EbonyLife Films after last yearâ€™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.