Still smarting from the recent gists swirling over her personality, Nollywood vixen, Omotola Jalade-Ekehinde will be starring in another star-studded international production Ties That Bind alongside Hollywood African-American actress, Nia Long.
Showbiz Trends gathered that the new project is the brainchild of award-winning Ghanaian filmaker, Leila Djansi, who wrote and directed the movie.
Also starring are Hakeem Kae-Kazeem, Ghana’s John Dumelo and British TV presenter cum actress Ama Abebrese.
The movie, Ties That Bind, tells the tale of three women —Adobea, Buki and Theresa— from different walks of life and bound together by a similar pain: the loss of a child. In a chanced meeting in a small village in Kroboland, the women journey together to redemption, love, life and forgiveness as they renovate a dilapidated clinic for the villagers.
A few weeks ago at the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles, Leila’s movie, I Sing of A Well won the British Academy of Film and Television Arts/LA (BAFTA/LA) Festival Choice Award and then her another movie, Sinking Sands, received nine nominations for the 2011 African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) and now new details are emerging about her current film project.
Omotola was reported to have been the cynosure of all eyes as she arrived Kotoka International Airport, Accra, Ghana last Wednesday.
The mother of four, who picked on the media over the report on her twitter message about her ex- still stalking her, looked slimmer and well toned in far contrast to her looks a few weeks ago. She was said to have hired a personal trainer and took up rigorous exercise sessions to attain her new look.
Speaking on the movie, Dumelo said he is excited about his role and describes the character he is to play as a “cool and calm” husband who is unfortunately married to a very difficult wife, but stays determined to make his marriage work.
The actor also expressed excitement about his fellow casts. “Nia Long has had a very successful career in Hollywood. I admire her work and I look forward to a great working relationship with her on set. I am also particularly happy working with Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and Ama K Abebrese who are both recognised as talented actresses here in Africa”
Omotola has definitely earned respect and proved to the nay-sayers that she is disciplined and capable of achieving whatever she sets out to do. Ties That Bind is scheduled for release soon.
Latest Nigeria News
- Ondo APC Secretariat Now A Shrine, See What Members Did (photos)
- How Adams Oshiomole Wasted Edo?s N1.4 Trillion ? PDP
- Electoral Offences: Why Maurice Iwu, 130 Others Must Be Punished Says NHRC Report
- Avengers To Stop Destruction Of Oil Assets Should FG Meet These 6 Conditions
- Many Feared Dead As Fulani Herdsmen Attack Another Enugu Community
- Bishop Decries Increasing Insecurity In Kaduna
- CAN Calls Emergency Meeting Over Zamfara And Kaduna Killings
- Breaking New: Two Killed As Army Arrests Killers Of Soldiers In Nembe (photos)
- Police To Use Lie Detector To Select Recruits
- Mr. Chinakwe's Dog, The Sons Of Lucifer And The Seed Of Al Shaitan By Fani-Kayode
- Abubakar Shekau Wounded In NAF?s Sambia Raid
- DEBT RAVAGED STATES: Six Governors Who Are In Serious Trouble (Photo)
- Army And NSCDC Uncover Another Illegal Oil Well In Lagos
- Fight Over Loot Exposes Fake Miracles Syndicate In Enugu
- Why Restructuring Will Never Solve Nigeria?s Problem
- Buhari Ready To Investigate Of Senators, Reps Over N200 billion
- Fulani Housemaid Kidnaps Employer?s Children In Ogun, Turns Them To Beggars In Lagos
- We Have Discovered Another N33trn Stolen Under Jonathan Says APC
- Fayosegate: EFCC Traces Another $5m To Obanikoro And Fayose
- Rio Olympics: Why Dream Team Lost To Germany 2 ? 0 By Ka?oje
- Moghalu To Avengers: IPOB And MASSOB: Embrace Dialogue Now
- Ndigbo, Why Go Back Home When Lagos Offers You More Success?
- Trader Reveals Why He Named His Dog Buhari: I Didn?t Know It Was Offensive
- I Never Received Pension And The Truth About Cars I Received From Dasuki Says Buhari
- You Won?t Believe What Police Recovered From Burglars In Lagos
- 800 Boko Haram Members Surrender Voluntarily
- Boko Haram: Group Slams Journalist Ahmed Salkida For Links With Terrorist Group
- Lagos Police Uncovers illegal Oil Wells Inside People's House, Shuts 12 Buildiings (Photos)
- NHRC Indicts Iwu, Uduaghan, Osunbor, Shagari Of Electoral Malpractice
- Electoral Fraud: Maurice Iwu, 2 Ex-Governors, 105 Others Indicted
- Jonathan Using Avengers To Destabilise Buhari Government Says MEND
- BREAKING: Appeal Court Reserves Judgment On Ikpeazu?s Sack
- Pregnant Teenage Girl Dies After Drinking Otapiapia In Lagos
- Oil Rises To $45 After OPEC President?s Prediction
- Read How Suspected Car thief Consults His Pastor For Prayers Before Operations
- Dubai properties: Buratai did no wrong ? Lawyer
- Uche Jombo Opens Up On Her Dating History
- Northern Youths Threaten Action Against Anti-Buhari Campaigners
- FG Dialogue Tears Niger Delta Avengers Apart
- Read What Happened To Married Policeman Who Cheated With Married NSCDC Lover