Nollywood Movie, “My Wife And I” Hits Number 1 In The Box Office

The hilarious movie starring Omoni Oboli, Ramsey Nouah, and many more stars is presently the number 1 movie at the Nigerian box office and recorded about N25m in its opening week.

‘My Wife and I’ movie beat the global number 1 ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ starring superstars like Samuel L Jackson and Ryan Reynolds.

A collaboration of Inkblot and Filmone results to Box Office recipe.
The movie has gained lots of positive feedback from movie lovers and critics alike.

My Wife & I

Nollywood stars Ramsey Nouah and Omoni Oboli feature in a new comedy film titled ‘My Wife & I’.

The hilarious comedy which is about love, marriage and everything in between, features more stars like Jemima Osunde, Seyi Law, Abimbola Craig, Dorcas Shola Fapson, Sambasa Nzeribe and much more.

Toyosi and Ebere are an unhappily married couple on the brink of a divorce. Each of them is convinced that the other is the reason for the disintegration of their marriage. For the sake of their twin teenagers, and at the urging of their parents, they decide to give their marriage one last chance.

After a visit to a famous Pastor, they somehow wake up in each other’s bodies. Is it a miracle or a curse? Who knows? Unable to switch back, Toyosi and Ebere are forced to masquerade as each other until a solution can be found. They couldn’t save their marriage as themselves. Can they as each other?

The film was directed by BProducer and produced by Inkblot and Agency106.

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The Department

Majid Michel, O.C.Ukeje, Osas Ighodaro, Desmond Elliot, Star In “The Department”!

The Department, a must watch romantic/crime based movie from the stables of Ink blot productions in association with Closer Pictures has been slated for theatrical release on 30th January 2015. Think Corporate Espionage and think “The Department”, which is a break away from the usual norm of story-telling.

A secret organization tagged ‘The Department’ run by young professionals, blackmails Top Executives into selling their companies to the ‘man’ behind the Department. Two lovers, Tolu and Nnamdi, opt out of The Department and get married. They’ve broken the rule, one which the department has refused to ignore. The pressure, intrigues, blackmail from the group, soon tests their love for each other.

The movie parades a blend of established and talented fast rising young stars; Desmond Elliot (When Love Happens), Majid Michel (Being Mrs Elliot), Osas Ighodaro (Ex Ms Black USA, Tinsel), Jide Kosoko (Last Flight to Abuja), O.C. Ukeje (Half Of A Yellow Sun, When love happens), Kenneth Okolie (EX Mr Nigeria, Mrs Somebody), Seun Akindele (Dazzling Mirage) and Somkele Iyamah (Ex face of Visafone, Gidi Up web series).

The Department was written by Chinaza Onuzo, directed by the legendary Remi Vaughan- Richards, and produced by Chinaza Onuzo and Uduak Oguamanam. This highly pulsating movie is theatrically distributed by FilmOne, the distributor of the 2014 blockbuster movies; Half Of A Yellow Sun, October 1 and When Love Happens.

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The Arbitration’ – A Must Watch for Everyone!

Directed by NiyiAkinmolayan, written by ChinazaOnuzo and produced by, OmotayoAdeola, Zulu Oyibo and ChinazaOnuzo ?The Arbitration? embodies a compelling story of love, perfidy, ambition, avarice, ardour and justice.

One side pits OC Ukeje, who plays Gbenga Sanni, heading a top pick cast of sublime actors and Ireti Doyle playing an intrinsic role as Funlola Johnson- his legal luminary with an overbearing, tyrannical and winning state of mind.
On the inverse of the case is Adesua Etomi who plays the character Dara Ogunjobi, Gbenga’s former mistress and work accomplice. Things head south when Dara discovers Gbenga?s scheming, and even worse, she makes claims of sexual assault.

Dara employs the services of OmawumiHorsfall (SomkeleIyamah), who must ensure Dara get the equity she feels she merits. Consequently, an arbitration panel is assembled to discover the truth behind obscure activities. The onus is on The Arbitrator (Sola Fosudo) to make the decision. Will he make the right call? The only one way to find out is by watching the scintillating movie. THE ARBITRATION, NOWSHOWING ACROSS CINEMAS IN NIGERIA.

Other Key cast include: Beverly Naya, Gregory Ojefua (The witnesses)and Lota Chukwu, who plays the role of the para legal.

The Good, The Bad Of Workplace Relationship Highlighted In ‘The Arbitration’

There have been debates on the appropriateness of workplace romantic relationships. According to a 2005 study, workplace relationships can impact a worker’s ability to stay focused and succeed.

This is the subject of a new movie, The Arbitration by Inkblot Productions.

The Arbitration tells the story of a work place affair between two geniuses- Gbenga Sanni (OC Ukeje) Founder of Iwaju Limited and Dara Olujobi his right hand woman- who successfully built a billion naira technology business.

However, when the relationship ends, Dara reports Gbenga to the police for rape. After the police refused to prosecute, she is left with one option – to seek justice through arbitration.

“The Arbitration was a joy to make. We had a great time figuring out the different characters and the roles they played,”Niyi Akinmolayan who directed The Arbitration says at a media screening held in Lagos, Nigeria this week.

“Working with professionals of this caliber makes my job easy. I’m pleased to see it all come together,”
The movie features an all-star cast including OC Ukeje, Adesua Etomi, Iretiola Doyle, Sola Fosudo, Somkele Iyamah, Beverly Naya, Gregory Ojefua and Lota Chukwu.

Directed by Niyi Akinmolayan, The Arbitration features Adesua Etomi, OC Ukeje, Beverly Naya, Somkele Iyamah, Gregory Ojefua and Industry Veterans Iretiola Doyle and Sola Fosudo.

The Arbitration was written by Chinaza Onuzo and produced by Chinaza Onuzo, Omotayo Adeola and Zulu Oyibo.

The Arbitration

The Arbitration is a 2016 Nigeria romantic drama film, written by Chinaza Onuzo, directed by Niyi Akinmolayan, and produced by Chinaza Onuzo, Omotayo Adeola, and Zulu Oyibo. The film stars OC Ukeje, Adesua Etomi, Iretiola Doyle and Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama.

Gbenga (OC Ukeje), is a charming entrepreneur, running a very profitable tech company, and is the defendant in a law suit filed by Dara (Adesua Etomi), a computer engineer, whose talent helped Gbenga’s company acquire the height it’s reached. Both colleagues were lovers whose relationship ended when Gbenga discovered his wife (Beverly Naya) was pregnant with their supposed-to-be first child. Her lawsuit seeks compensation for those accounts, but the too ambitious Dara is strongly strongly trying to get Gbenga to admit he’d raped her while she was in a drunken state
Produced by Inkblot Productions, the film was released in Nigerian cinemas on 12 August 2016. It also premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Watch the official trailer for ‘The Arbitration’ starring OC Ukeje, Adesua Etomi, Sola Fosudo, Ireti Doyle & more below:

Out Of Luck: O.C Ukeje, Adesua Etomi, Linda Ejiofor, & More Attend Movie Premiere

Top Nigerian celebrities such as O.C Ukeje, Linda Ejiofor and more attended the premiere of Nollywood filmmaker, Niyi Akinmolayan flick entitled ‘Out of Luck’.

Held at the Film House Cinema, Apapa, Lagos, other attendees at the event include popular actor, Jide Kosoko, Femi Branch, Wole Ojo, Tope Tedela, Adesua Etomi, and many others.

See photos from the event below.

Watch the Rollicking First Trailer for Nigerian Gangster-Thriller, ‘Out of Luck’

On the heels of their successful collaboration on the hit movie “The Department,” Inkblot Productions and Film One distribution have announced the upcoming release of their new feature film titled “Out of Luck,” a gangster-thriller that follows the adventures of a young lottery operator (played by Tope Tedela) whose life is turned upside down when a local gangster (Femi Branch) insists that he pay out on a lottery he did not win. His attempts to pay the gangster take him on a thrill ride from the slums of Lagos Island to the mansions of Ikoyi, and back again.

“Every day, all over Nigeria, millions gather to play the lottery, hoping for a better life,” says Director Niyi Akinmolayan (“Falling,” “Make a Move”). “We wanted to make a film that explored the attraction of the lottery but also had a strong story at heart.”
“Out of Luck will deliver all the excitement and adventure that audiences have come to expect from Inkblot and Film One” says Producer Chinaza Onuzo. “We can guarantee that, come December 4th, 2015, audiences across Nigeria will not be disappointed.”

“Out of Luck” stars a host of established and fast rising stars: Jide Kosoko (“Last Flight to Abuja”), Femi Branch (“A Place in the Stars,” “Desperate housewives Africa”), Tope Tedela (“A Mile From Home,” “Soldier’s Story”), Linda Ejiofor (“Tinsel,” “The Meeting”), Adesua Etomi (“Falling,” “Knocking on Heaven’s Door”), Wole Ojo (“Maami,” “Brave”) and Chigul (“Road to Yesterday”).

The script was penned by Chinaza Onuzo (“The Department”), and the film was produced by Zulu Onuekwusi and Chinaza Onuzo (“The Department,” “Knock Knock”) and edited by the award winning Victoria Akujobi (“Reflections”). Film One, the distributor of “Half of a Yellow Sun,” “October 1” and “When Love Happens,” will release “Out of Luck” in cinemas across Nigeria, on December 4th, 2015. No word of an international premiere yet.

Trailer below:

Watch Femi Branch, Linda Ejiofor, and more in Out of Luck Trailer

When a movie features Tope Tedela, Femi Branch, Linda Ejiofor, Adesua Etomi, Jide Kosoko and more, then fans can anticipate only the best

Niyi Akinmolayan, director of the much talked about movie ‘Falling’ has released the official trailer for his upcoming movie ‘Out of Luck,’ and we totally love it. The star studded movie, ‘Out of Luck’ features some of your favourite actors in characters you have never seen them in.’Out of Luck’ stars Tope Tedela, Femi Branch, Linda Ejiofor, Adesua Etomi, Jide Kosoko, Chigurl, Wole Ojo, Kunle Remy, Sambasa Nzeribe among others.

Synopsis:
‘Out of Luck’ follows the adventures of a young lottery operator whose life turns upside down when a local gangster insists that he pays out on a lottery he did not win.He attempts to pay the gangster by taking him on a thrill ride from the slums of Lagos Island to the mansions of Ikoyi and back again.

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