Kanayo O Kanayo, Jide Kene team us for new blood money film 'Break of Dawn'

Principal photography for the movie will start this February in Lagos.

Nigerian filmmaker Umanu Elijah, known for the movie Devil In Agbada, has announced the star-packed cast of his latest project, Break of Dawn.

According to Elijah, who will be taking on the director’s chair on this project, the movie will commence principal photography on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, in Lagos, Nigeria.

The cast revealed so far includes Stan Nze, veteran actor Kanayo O Kanayo, Efe Irele, Jidekene Achufusi, Mike Ezuruonye, Debby Felix, Segun Arinze, Moet Abebe, Craze Clown, Omini Aho, Emeka Golden and Chioma Agwunobi.

Official cast reveal for the upcoming movie 'Break of Dawn' [Instagram/Umanu Elijah]
Official cast reveal for the upcoming movie ‘Break of Dawn’ [Instagram/Umanu Elijah]

In a Vanguard report, Umanu describes the project as his biggest movie project yet, adding, “When it is finally released in the cinemas, Break of Dawn will further raise the bar in Nollywood.”

The feature movie tells the story of Jade, the daughter of a rich and influential politician who has a habit of drugging and stealing from her clients while pretending to be a prostitute.

However, she comes in contact with a bad client who’s desperately in need of a girl for money ritual in order to save his dying mother. The stage now is set as the smartest is expected to be the winner and must emerge before the break of dawn.

Break of Dawn is produced by Ereyitomi and Princess Eme. The movie is expected to hit cinemas nationwide before the end of 2024.

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