Super Eagles legend Austin Jay Jay Okocha has delved into Nollywood, producing a movie on the life of reggae star Majek Fashek.
Majek Fasek was described as a prophet and a poet by his fans. He is one of Nigeria’s best musicians ever, compared to the likes of Alpha Boldy and Lucky Dube.
The screen play is written by Charles Novia, and featuring is Fracis Duru as Majek Fasek, Sam Dede, Stella Damascus and other top Nollywood actors.
According to Novia, the movie is shooting on 35mm and took about 3 years to fine-tune and is presently at is pre-production stage, after which the crew will travel to New York in October to shoot the America scene, which is the major part of the film.
Fracis Duru, as it was gathered has been undergoing guitar lessons, and extensive study of Majek’s character for the past eight month to fix into the role.
“Whatever his travails and the public perception of him, Majek still remain a world class material, who has promoted so much interest world wide with his type of genre of music, So a movie of his life and career has to meet a world class,” Fracis Duru said.