Screen Nolly is reporting that Play Network Studios, the studios behind various remakes of classic Nollywood movies, has set its eye son the Aki na’Ukwa franchise.
According to the outlet, the remake will star the original actors Chinedu Ikedieze and Osita Iheme, and this project will be in collaboration with Film One Entertainment and is expected to be released in December 2021.
The report continued, noting that Biodun Stephens, director of The Ghost and Tout and Breaded Life, will helm this project, which follows of Aki ( Ikedieze) and PawPaw (Iheme) as they struggle to make a life for themselves and coincidentally fall into fame and wealth with the aid of social media.
Some of the stars tapped for this project include Toyin Abraham, Stan Nze, Beverly Osu, Juliet Ibrahim and Anita Asuoha aka Real Warri Pikin, and Uti Nwachukwu.
We can’t wait!