Sequel to the the widely acclaimed “The Wedding Party 2” and “The Royal Hotel Hibiscus,” celebrated media house EbonyLife Films has announced its new film, “Chief Daddy.”
Written by Bode Asiyanbi and directed by Niyi Akinmolayan, who helmed “The Wedding Party” sequel, “Chief Daddy” is produced by Temidayo Abudu and Queen Martins. DOP is Muhammad Atta.
The film has a stellar cast starring veterans and newer actors in the Nollywood industry including (in alphabetical order) Bisola Aiyeola, Funke Akindele, Zainab Balogun, Shaffy Bello, Lepacious Bose, Ini Edo, Dakore Egbuson-Akande, Linda Ejiofor, Mawuli Gavor, Kate Henshaw, Ayo Lijadu, Jude ‘MI’ Abaga, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Beverly Naya, Chinedu ‘Nedu’ Ani, Uti Nwachukwu, Taiwo Obileye, Chioma ‘Chigul’ Omeruah, Rachel Oniga, Beverly Osu, Nkem Owoh, Patience Ozokwor and Joke Silva. Also featured is entertainer, rapper and two-time AMVCA winner, Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana, who may be the breakout star of this movie.
Chief Daddy is centered on the life of billionaire industrialist, Chief Beecroft, who is known to be a pillar of the society. He is extravagant, exuberant and larger-than-life but extremely benevolent, as he serves as a benefactor to everyone around him including a large extended family of relatives, household staff, and mistresses. All seems well in the Beecroft household until Chief Daddy passes away and suddenly the ‘wheels begin to turn’ and things go awry. The teaser gives a sneak peek into the movie, showing the pivotal moment when Chief Daddy dies and the events that unfold immediately afterwards. What follows reveals enormous surprises, twist and turns that prove larger than the life Chief Daddy lived.
The must-see movie for December, Chief Daddy is perfect to watch with family and friends during the Christmas holidays. Executive producer, Mo Abudu, expressed her excitement about the movie. “Chief Daddy is a fun, family-friendly movie that we believe will appeal to a variety of moviegoers. We look forward to giving moviegoers an amazing film experience during the end-of-year holidays,” she said.
With a mix of eccentric, dramatic and comical characters, an upbeat soundtrack and an intriguing storyline, Chief Daddy promises to engage audiences, giving them a cinema experience like no other.
Take a look at the first teaser for #ChiefDaddyMovie, set to hit the cinemas December 14th, 2018!