Ever the ambitious one, Nollywood filmmaker Obi Emelonye (Last Flight to Abuja) has unveiled plans t have one of his upcoming movies, Blackmail, premiere in both Nigeria and the UK at the same time.
Written and directed by Emelonye,Blackmail is based on real-life events and follows the gripping tale of Ray Chinda (O.C Ukeje), a world-famous action star embroiled in a messy blackmail that could ruin his thriving career and family.
Obi Emelonye took to his official Instagram handle to break the news:
“#BlackMailMovie is COMING SOON to over 100 UK #Cineworld. #Odeon and #Vue screens near you on FRI 26TH AUG!
“It will be the widest ever UK cinema release for a fully independent Black British movie in HISTORY!
“The award-winning trailer starring OC Ukeje (Half of a Yellow Sun) Alessandro Babalola (Top Boy) Julia Holden and Nicolay Shulik from #ScreenNationAward winner Obi Emelonye (Last Flight to Abuja) aka the man who is bringing the magic of #Nollywood to the world, premieres on YouTube at 12.00pm Monday 11th July. DON’T MISS IT!!
“www.blackmailmovie.com COMING VERY SOON”
Blackmail stars O.C Ukeje, Alessandro Babalola, Nicolay Shulik, Julia Holden, Natalia Nyudyurbegova, Jelena Borovskaya, Tony Richardson, and Emma Fletcher, to mention but a few.