Nigerian Hollywood Rising Star Actor Dayo Okeniyi stars alongside Ben Affleck & Justin Timberlake in “Runner Runner” | Watch the TrailerPosted on Friday, June 7th, 2013 at 5:23 PM
By Damilare Aiki
After securing a role in the Hollywood blockbuster Hunger Games, Nigerian- Hollywood actor Dayo Okeniyi is starring in another major production with some of Hollywood’s biggest names.
Runner Runner, a film directed by Brad Furman stars Academy Award winning director and actor Ben Affleck and music star Justin Timberlake. The movie is centered around a Princeton grad student Richie (Justin Timberlake), believing he’s been swindled, travels to Costa Rica to confront online gambling tycoon Ivan Block (Ben Affleck).
Richie is seduced by Block’s promise of immense wealth, until he learns the disturbing truth about his benefactor. When the FBI tries to coerce Richie to help bring down Block, Richie faces his biggest gamble ever: attempting to outmaneuver the two forces closing in on him.
Dayo plays one of Justin Timberlake’s friends, who reveals to him how Ben Affleck’s character swindled him of his money. Check out for Dayo from 0:35 to 0:39.
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