Normally you hear about a Nigerian movie lifting the plot of a foreign movie however this time around its Jenifa which is definitely one of the most popular Nigerian movies in recent times that is getting a makeover from the Igbo point of view.. Should be fun
Those who saw Funke Akindele’s portrayal of Jenifa might want to see Adaure as well if only to spot similarities and differences that exist. However after seeing the making of the Igbo retelling of a naive village girl who moves to the city to live the big life, I’ll sit this one out.
In this exclusive clip from iROKTV, we meet Uche Elendu who plays Adaure in the English version of the movie and Queen Nwokoye who plays the Igbo version, i forgot to mention they’re making it in two different languages, meaning movie production rates must have gone down where they’re shooting the movie.
The director Theodore Anyanji certainly feels the role was aptly cast and the script is lovely while the actors share a. Watch out for this movie and probably a number of sequels heading no place in particular soon.
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