After months of waiting, the much talked about movie, Banana Island Ghost, will storm the cinemas across the country today Friday, August 4.
Premiered recently in what can be described as a dazzling night of glitz and glamour in Lagos, Banana Island Ghost is an action-comedy film starring the multi-talented Chioma Omeruah (Chigul) as Ijeoma, who is paired with Patrick Diabuah, the ghost.
Written and directed by BB Sasore and produced by Omorinsojo Spaine and Tolu Olusoga, the film’s executive producers include Biola Alabi, Derin Adeyokunnu, along with co-executive producers such as Dr. Ayo Osunrinade, Michael Ugwu, founder of FreeMe Digital, Adenike Adekanbi of HTB Entertainment Studios, Niyi Toluwalope and Basheer Tosin Ashafa of Tri-Equity Capital.
The first of five films from BAM-Nemsia Pictures, a production partnership between Biola Alabi Media (BAM) and Nemsia Films, Banana Island Ghost tells the story of a ghost that has three days to fall in love and will do anything to save her father’s house in Banana Island from the bank coming to reclaim it, in three days.
The resounding satisfaction expressed by guests at the screening assured cinema lovers of an action packed and comedy filled viewing experience when the movie hits cinemas today.
Responding to a guest at the premiere, Biola Alabi, executive producer of the movie said: “Chigul is an exceptional talent and in Banana Island Ghost, from her first moment on screen, she captivates the audience, movie lovers all over will thoroughly enjoy watching her.”
On his part, Group ED/COO, FilmOne Distribution, Moses Babatope, said: “We are excited to bring this film to movie lovers across the country. Banana Island Ghost (B.I.G) is certainly another great win for local content and we are glad to be part of it.”
The guest list at the premiere include cast members like Ali Nuhu, Tomiwa Edun, Saidi Balogun, Lala Akindoju, Akah Nnani, Uche Jombo, Damilola Adegbite, Dorcas Fapson, Ozzy Agu, Lord Frank, Makida Moka and Bimbo Ademoye.
Other are Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Omawunmi, OC Ukeje, Michelle Dede, Inidima Okojie, Eku Edewor, Freeze, Osas Ighodaro Ajibade, Ill Rhymz, Lamide Akintobi, Beverly Naya, Linda Ejiofor, Tomi Odunsi, Beverly Osu, and BBA stars, Bisola, Kemen and Uriel.