2023 will see Kanayo O. Kanayo, one of Nigeria’s most recognizable veterans, return to our screens in a heist film titled Charlie and the Boys.
The movie follows Kanayo’s character (Charlie) newly released from jail after serving one year of a six-year prison sentence for a failed heist. Realizing he was betrayed by his employer, Charlie plots his revenge to steal back a priceless 14th-century artifact with the help of his crew while staying one step ahead of the law.
Also starring in Charlie and the Boys includes Tina Mba, Sani Mu’Azu, Seun Ajayi, Loud Voice, Erica Opia Bale, Lantana Ahmed, Gloria Lemmy Johnson, Folake Akinfewa, Ozioma Onodigbo, Fredrik Skog, Mårten Skog, and Peter Sivlér, to mention but a few.
Charlie and the Boys is produced by Bem Pever and Sele Got, the latter also serves as director. Its screenplay was written by Nwamaka Chikezie.
No official 2023 release date has been announced yet.
Watch the teaser here: