…To premier in major cities around the country The soon to be premiered movie “Adesuwa” by award winning movie producer and director Lancelot Imaseun is finally set to premier in Nigeria in few weeks’, as preparations are in place for a talk of the town premier. After a successful premier in London at the Odeon cinema Greenwich, the movie is finally set to hit cinema in Nigeria in grand style later in the month.
The brain behind this historical movie, Lancelot Imaseun who over the years has being responsible for a countless amount of blockbuster movies such as Private Storm, Bent Arrrows, Home in Exile, Entanglement, Wrong Desire, Games Women Play, Private Sin amongst others, is set to release this movie in grand style in major cinema houses from Lagos, to Benin and Abuja and around the globe.
The movie which is based on a true life story, centers on a vassal chief Obi Olise who demeans his throne because of a woman that has already being betrothed to Oba Akengbuda Of Benin. Princess Adesuwa famed for her unrivalled beauty and the betrothed to the king and ruler of the Benin Empire was abducted. The story centers on the life of princess Adesuwa and it gives the viewers a distinct look into the history of the Benin kingdom and the life of the popular a princess who is well known for her quick temper which unfortunately leads to her death. Set in 1752, the movie features a top notch cast, which includes veteran actor Olu Jacobs, Ngozi Ezeonu, Bob-Manuel Udokwu, Cliff Igbinovia, Kofi Adjorlolo, and Iyobosa Olaya. Lavishly filmed, and featuring remarkable visual effects, the movie takes Lancelot into the memorable past of the Benin Kingdom to bring a tale of lust, passion, and betrayal.
Speaking about the movie, Lancelot “described the movie as a project that will help to restore the lost glory of Nollywood when it finally hits cinemas because, the movie is by all standard a world class movie”