Popular comedian Ayo Makun known as Ay is currently on the movie set of the third installment of his hilarious ‘Akpos’ franchise. The movie which is coming after two very successful box office outings with ‘30 DAYS IN ATLANTA’ and ‘A TRIP TO JAMAICA’ is titled ‘10 DAYS IN SUN CITY’.
Shot in Sun City, Johannesburg and Lagos, the hilarious star-studded comedy movie features A-list movie cast from Nigeria such as Richard Mofe-Damijo, Adesua Etomi, Mercy Johnson, Falz The Bahd Guy, Tuface Idibia, Gbenro Ajibade, Fathia Balogun, Uti Nwachukwu, Yvonne Jegede and Alexx Ekubo to name a few. .
The movie also features Miguel Nunez Jr. from Hollywood and hilarious South Africa cast that includes the sensational Amanda Du Pont, comedienne Thenjiwe Moseley, Celeste Ntuli and lots more.
The movie is a feature-length comedy drama that sees Akpos on another ‘adventure’, this time, to South Africa, with his girlfriend BIANCA. Bianca is a campus beauty queen who he (Akpos) has sacrificed his livelihood to make successful. After successfully winning a national beauty pageant, BIANCA, ever loyal to Akpos, is now an international celebrity rolling with society’s ‘high and mighty’. She is, amongst several mouth-watering corporate endorsements, global ambassador to, and the face of multi-national cosmetics conglomerate ‘OTAWI’ which is owned by Nigeria’s richest man, Otunba Ayoola Williams, aka ‘The Old Fox’. To Otunba, Bianca represents more than the face of his company, he has plans for her to play a bigger role in the business as well as in his ‘life’. So Otunba decides to embark on the same journey to South Africa. Bianca has no idea what lies in stock neither does Akpos. But will Akpos give up his love with all the sweat he has invested or will Otunba loose this time with the use of his wit and charm as the ‘old fox’ which he has used to conquer like he has done, time and again, in the world of business?
According to AY, the movie is a celebration of great human and tourism resources from Nigeria, South Africa and America. He expressed appreciation to Sun International, South Africa Tourism and South Africa Airways for their immense support and contributions towards ensuring the movie was produced. ’10 Days In Sun City’ explores another Akpos series that this time celebrates the aesthetic developments in Africa by showcasing the tourism potentials of Nigeria and South Africa to the world.
The movie was directed by award-winning South Africa-based Nigerian Director Adze Ugah and written by award-winning writer-director Kehinde Ogunlola , the high-octane comedy which is produced by Ayo Makun, Darlington Abuda and Kirsty Galliard.
The movie is set to hit cinemas across Nigeria and South Africa from June 23, 2017.