The makers of The Wedding Party 1 & 2 are back again with another one! After a very successful run with The Wedding Party, EbonyLife Films brought us The Royal Hibiscus Hotel and now they are creating another film titled ‘Chief Daddy’.
Just recently, EbonyLife Ltd. CEO, Mo Abudu signed a deal with Sony Pictures Television announcing the scripted television development deal of three exciting new scripted TV projects including TV series based on the lives of the Dahomey Warriors.
The action-packed series, inspired by true events that took place in the West African Kingdom of Dahomey, will tell the empowering story of the all-female Warriors and show the ultimate strength of women coming together, fighting to protect and honour their people. Development on the Dahomey Warriors project will start immediately with further details of the two additional projects to follow.
On the other hand, announcing the making of ‘Chief Daddy’ through her Instagram page, Mo said, “All glory to God, we rolled DAY 1 cameras today on “CHIEF DADDY”, EbonyLife Films new feature, set to become this December’s blockbuster movie.”
The feature film tells the story of billionaire industrialist Chief Beecroft, a flamboyant benefactor to a large extended family of relatives, household staff and assorted mistresses. Chief lives large, like there’s no tomorrow, until the day he dies suddenly and the ‘bullion van’ stops! What’s in his will and who gets all that money? What happens next will surprise you, as Chief Daddy has the last laugh from beyond the grave.
‘Chief Daddy’ is written by Bode Asiyanbi, Directed by Niyi Akinmolayan, the producers are Temidayo Abudu and Queens Martins and an incredible cast.
The cast includes: Bisola Aiyeola, Funke Akindele, Zainab Balogun, Shaffi Bello, Lepacious Bose, Ini Edo, Dakore Egbuson, Linda Ejiofor, Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana, Mawuli Gavor, Kate Henshaw, Ayo Lijadu, MI, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Beverly Naya, Nedu, Uti Nwachukwu, Taiwo Obileye, Chioma ‘chigul’ Omeruah, Rachel Oniga, Beverly Osu, Nkem Owoh, Patience Ozokwor, Joke Silva.
The film will be out this Christmas.
Images courtesy: Mo Abudu