One of the yet-to-be-premiered movies making the rounds on all platforms in Nigeria, Hoodrush will premiere and also hit the cinema the same day, Friday October 12, 2012 at the popular Silverbird Galleria, VI, Lagos.
The musical thriller which is still generating lots of positive buzz from members of the society especially the youths on social media platforms features talented Nollywood actress, Bimbo Akintola, O.C Ukeje, Gabriel Afolayan, Bolanle Ninalowo, Ijeoma Agu, Lee Lee Byoma and a host of others.
The movie was directed by Dimeji Ajibola, a new comer in feature film who has done quite a number of production works for multinationals, media houses and has a number of short films to his credit. Hoodrush is produced by Flipsyde Studios where Dimeji is the Technical Director.
Many industry stakeholders, celebrities and journalists from all walks of life are all expected at the October 12 premiere and cinema release date of the movie which has been tipped by many as one of the blockbuster movies to watch out for this year.
Synopsis: Hoodrush tells a story of two brothers closely bonded by their love for music; but deeply separated by their means for success. Shez and Tavier are two of a kind pursuing a Herculean dream of becoming music stars. But all they have is their amazing vocal talents, good looks, a crib in the ghetto and a menial job that could hardly pay for their clothing and feeding expenses.
They soon realize they need more to achieve their dreams, and participating and hoping to win a credible talent hunt show comes as their only natural option. Being at the bottom of the societal grid, ghetto life’s ugly fabric begins to wear on them and their eventual vulnerability puts them at the mercy of the high and mighty.