Come the 24th of September 2011, the Banquet Hall, in the City of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State will stand still as the smash hit movie ‘I’ll Take My Chances’, jointly produced by Ini Edo and Emem Isong berths there with top of the crop celebrities in tow.
Billed to be a superlative event with movie stars such as Desmond Elliot, Monalisa Chinda, Uche Jombo, Jackie Appiah, Genevieve Nnaji ,the duo of Aki and Paw Paw as well as Patience Ozokwor aka ‘Mama G’ and a host of others in attendance.
The premiere which is being supported by Akwa Ibom State government will form part of the events lined up for the celebration of the Anniversary of the state’s creation. In line with this, dignitaries from all walks of life within and outside the state cutting across different professions such as media, entertainment, politics and the banking sector will all be part of the epoch making event.
Engaging the audience with his wits will be no other than the talented Basorge Tariah Junior who will compere the event. Also thrilling the guests will be the music sensations; Wande Coal and J-Martins.
According to one of the producers, Emem Isong, the dance-themed movie which parades stars like multiple award winning actress and new face of Noble Hair, Ini Edo, ex Mr. Nigeria, Bryan Okwara, Jide Kosoko, Biola Williams, Lilian Ikpe, dance sensation, Ashleigh Clark and the late Nollywood veteran, Sam Loco Efe will go to Uyo first because most of the film was shot there and depicts culture from that area and also as a show of harmony with the accommodating and supportive people of Akwa Ibom.
Also star actress Ini Edo had this to say on her role in the movie; “I had to work very hard to get into character because this is the first time I’m playing this kind of challenging role where virtually everything you do is dance and act at the same time. Aside that, as an executive producer, Emem and I did not leave any stone unturned. We gave it our all and I can confidently say, this is the biggest movie we’ve ever done in terms of budget, depth, and production inputs”.
Directed by one of the best from Nollywood, Desmond Elliot, the movie which is a medley of drama, suspense, dance and love will excite those passionate about dance as well as movies. I’ll Take My Chances is dedicated to the memory of the late Sam Loco Efe and the Premiere will also feature a short documentary on him.
Lagos | Nigeria
September 21, 2011
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