Thu. May 23rd, 2024

Ace filmmaker, thespian and producer, Kunle Afolayan is set to release his new film on October 1, 2021. The title of the movie is Swallow, an adaption of celebrated novelist Sefi Atta’s book.

The new feature film is done in collaboration with Netflix. It would be recalled that Kunle Afolayan’s Citation was the first movie that started a working relationship between the ace filmmaker and the giant movie company.

The movie is directed by Kunle Afolayan while the screenplay is by Sefi Atta and Kunle Afolayan.

The movie features Ijeoma Grace Agu, Deyemi Okanlawon, Eniola Badmus, Chioma Akpotha, Kevin Ikeduba, Offiong Anthony Edet, and Olusegun Remi amongst others.

Speaking on the forthcoming movie, Kunle Afolayan said: “This is the very first book I am making into a movie. Once I read the book, I had to decide on what aspect of the book I wanted to focus on and whose perspective I wanted to share based on the story because Swallow as a book focused on the life of Tolani’s mother and Tolani herself. Once that was sorted every other thing was put in place.”

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