The excitement in Nollywood is palpable as Mo Abudu, renowned filmmaker and media mogul, recently shared thrilling behind-the-scenes glimpses of the highly-anticipated film, Oloture. Taking to Instagram, Abudu treated fans to sneak peeks of the set, providing a tantalizing preview of what’s in store for this much-awaited title.

The Story So Far

Oloture, a crime drama that first captivated audiences in 2019, revolves around a daring Nigerian journalist who infiltrates the dark world of human trafficking in Lagos. The film gained widespread acclaim for its gripping narrative and stellar performances.

BTS Revelations

Mo Abudu’s Instagram post shed light on the film’s production, which kicked off on March 5, 2023. The shared images feature returning cast members, with Sharon Ooja and Beverly Osu looking the part, portraying characters who’ve faced the harsh realities of their undercover mission. Ikechukwu Onunaku and Daniel Etim Effiong also make a bold appearance, hinting at intense sequences that lie ahead.

Director’s Return

Kenneth Gyang, the mastermind behind the original Oloture, returns as the director, ensuring a seamless continuation of the compelling narrative. The cast lineup boasts a stellar ensemble, including Omoni Oboli, Stan Nze, Amara Onoh, Bukola Abiola Oladipupo, Patrick Doyle, Segun Arinze, Bucci Franklin, Efe Iwara, and Adebukola Oladipupo.

Expanding Horizons

This time, Oloture embarks on a new chapter, crossing borders and exploring the perilous journey beyond Lagos. The story unfolds as the protagonist navigates the Benin border and embarks on a harrowing odyssey through Niger, Libya, and the Mediterranean. The format evolves into a series, promising an even more immersive experience for the audience.

Coming Attractions

Mo Abudu doesn’t stop there. In addition to Oloture, audiences can look forward to another gripping title – Wrath and Revenge (WAR). A spin-off from the 2016 TV series Sons of the Caliphate, with Abudu in the executive producer’s chair this time, WAR promises to deliver riveting storytelling and high-stakes drama.

Release Anticipation

As expectations soar, fans are eagerly awaiting the debut of these cinematic gems. While no exact release dates have been unveiled, both Oloture and Wrath and Revenge (WAR) are slated to hit screens in 2024, promising a year of exceptional storytelling from Nollywood. Stay tuned for updates as these cinematic adventures unfold, offering audiences an immersive journey into the heart of captivating narratives.

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