‘The Kujus Again’ starring Don Jazzy leads as favourite Nollywood movie to watch this weekend
Propelled by the first ever Don Jazzy feature in a Nollywood movie, ‘The Kujus Again’ is generating excitement among cinema goers and is tipped to dominate the box-office when it opens in the cinema.
The highly-anticipated movie by fans which is distributed by Filmone hits the Nigerian cinemas nationwide on Friday April 21st.
As part of excitement around the movie, some selected fans are due to watch the movie with the star-studded celebrity cast this weekend in Lagos at an exclusive event organized by production company, TMPL Motion Pictures.
This is set again to bring back the riveting intrigues and drama that kept fans glued to the edge of their seats. The production outfit which is a subsidiary of The Temple Company had made its mark on the box-office back-to-back with ‘Introducing The Kujus’ and ‘My Village People’ co-produced with comedian cum actor, Bovi Ugbomah.
Aside dominating the box-office, Introducing The Kujus earned critical-acclaim and shone brightly among the best movies of 2022 at last edition of African Magic Viewers’ Choice (AMVCA). It notched-up about four award nominations including a double Best Actor in A Drama by Femi Jacobs and Timini Egbuson as well as Best Art Director and Best Writer. It’s interesting storyline was adjudged the best winning the Best Writer award category. `
Playing the character, Don, the maverick producer/ artiste extraordinaire transitions smoothly from acting in comedy skits into the big screen. He offers a fresh charm and new twist in the well-loved family drama. The multi-talented actor gave fans more reasons to crave the sequel.
The movie which is directed by award-winning filmmaker, Biodun Stephen and co-produced by Bisola Aiyeola reaffirms the bond of family. The siblings will be at loggerheads, never agree and practically hate each other but will do anything for each other when the need arises no matter the cost. Stars of ITK who also reconnect in the new sequel include Bisola Aiyeola, Femi Jacobs, Bimbo Ademoye, MC Lively, Kunle Remi, Timini Egbuson, Mimi Onalaja, Chris Iheuwa , and Ronke Odusanya.
Speaking on what to expect, Winifred Okpapi, Producer, said, “For one, it was a natural decision for us to return to set for a sequel of Introducing The Kujus following the yearning of fans. The stories are endless as expected from a Nigerian family so we are excited to bring them to your screens again. The Kujus franchise does something very significant for Nigerian cinema, it reawakens a family bond by offering something for everyone, regardless. What’s more, with Don Jazzy in the mix, it gets more interesting and I am absolutely sure that fans will enjoy the sequel as well.”