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BN Bytes: Trailer & Posters for “Ghetto Dreamz” – The Da Grin Biopic



Stingomania, the production company behind the biopic on late rapper Da Grin, released the official trailer of the movie on Wednesday 9th March 2011 after director, Daniel Ademinokan concluded shooting the movie around 2AM today.  The tragic accident scene was the last scene to be shot; the emotion-laden scene was shot in the Mushin and Oregun areas of Lagos.

Upcoming actor, Trybson Dudukoko will play the role of Da Grin while AMAA and ZAFA award winner, Doris Simeon-Ademinokan will play the role of Da Grin’s girlfriend. Veteren actors Kayode Odumosu and Rachael Oniga play the roles of Da Grin’s father and mother respectively. Other members of the cast include Wole Ojo, Richard Dike, Gabriel Afolayan, Kelechi Udegbe and Oyindamola Odesola.

Post production work will commence from next week in a bid to meet the movie’s proposed April 2011 release date.

BN Bytes
Little nuggets of news specially whipped up by the BellaNaija Team.


  1. TERMS

    March 9, 2011 at 10:14 am

    hope lots of the money goes to the family , and not some pple tryin to make money for themselves #JUSTSAYING

    • partyrider

      March 9, 2011 at 12:56 pm

      i hoping the same too..

    • Ujubaby

      March 9, 2011 at 9:20 pm

      Dat ghetto pic with d guy in red is getting on my nerves. 9ja ghetto ways r very diff. 4rm chicago-style… Wats with d hand gun pointing stance, tschew!

  2. fi mi le

    March 9, 2011 at 10:15 am

    FIRST!!! Love it! Trailer is nice!

    • TERMS

      March 9, 2011 at 10:23 am



      March 9, 2011 at 3:07 pm

      quit tryna be like me….anyway.
      @fi mi le…..NOT!

  3. Tiki

    March 9, 2011 at 10:17 am

    First to comment, Oop-Ooooop!
    RIP DaGrin, your fans miss you. I’ll be waiting eagerly for this biopic, i hope it does him justice.

  4. Tiki

    March 9, 2011 at 10:26 am

    Okay, not first :'(. The trailer is quite touching, i got kinda teary…

  5. eleven

    March 9, 2011 at 10:27 am

    For real its worth watchin cant wait for t in april.. Nice one

  6. mii

    March 9, 2011 at 10:30 am

    i already see another nollywood movie that suck much just like the others *hissing and walking away*

  7. bobbydox

    March 9, 2011 at 12:02 pm

    wow they have succeeded in changing my perception wow some justice here nice trailer hope this movie is great o i don dey shout o na 2011 we dey abeg we want better stuffs from #nollywood O

    • ogg

      March 9, 2011 at 4:22 pm

      dat’s not very nice, dat’s rude actualli. Jeez, Nigerians nor dey fear sef SMH

  8. bonny

    March 9, 2011 at 12:30 pm

    ope d movie cmes out great

  9. Purpleicious Babe

    March 9, 2011 at 12:56 pm

    Nice work…. I pray God will rest his soul and give his family comfort. This shows is not forgotten and niaj respect him even after death…..

  10. Purpleicious Babe

    March 9, 2011 at 12:57 pm

    Btw I cant wait for the movie to come out… awesome productions… well done STINGOMANIA

    • Akinduro michael

      April 14, 2011 at 7:34 am

      Life is not al about what u think but the impact u make in it,dagri eventually make great impact in entertainment industry,may his soul rest in peace,joooooooo

  11. manny

    March 9, 2011 at 2:20 pm

    haba nollywood?casting and shooting in 2 months and you guys expect quality?it wil definately be crap.why on earth do we thrive on such mediocrity?pls the makers of this movie should not destroy DAGRIN’S memory.

  12. jezz

    March 9, 2011 at 4:06 pm

    We miss Dagrin, no doubt. But why re-open old wounds, and make us cry again. Really, what’s d essence of this movie? And I see Kenny Saint Brown there, exactly what role is she playing?

  13. men in black

    March 9, 2011 at 5:08 pm

    @manny.its high time we learnt to appreciate our own stuffs.tell me ow many months of production that was suppose to be used for really need to sit down and beg for an invitation card to be able to watch the premiere first hand.thanks and expect the bomb.good work stingomania,daniel and all d cast and crew,dagrins family.

  14. festus

    March 9, 2011 at 5:10 pm

    People should just shut up and leave d producers alone. U have not even seen d movie and some people are already running their mouths. Those who r talking have not done anything positive about Dagrin so keep shut and let d people who have spent their hard earned cash do what dey can. If d movie is a failure, dat na their wahala! And if its good we will encourage dem.
    People should not just sit in their rooms and run their mouth on d internet!

  15. aisha

    March 9, 2011 at 5:16 pm

    lmaooooo @lolz.. but really it does look somehow for lack of a better word,lol

  16. Jess

    March 9, 2011 at 7:29 pm

    Impressive trailer.

  17. ojaybaby

    March 9, 2011 at 8:55 pm

    forget o,even though they did not spend a zillion years on the movie,the quality is actually nice,kudos jare den try..the trailer actually made me tear up

  18. Teablinks

    March 9, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    Awww its reali emotional.. 🙁

  19. DG

    March 9, 2011 at 10:43 pm

    The trailer actually looks really good, but I think they should have taken more time to develop this project. Also I feel it’s too soon after his death… it is all still so raw. Lastly I hope the family’s support was obtained and that their rights were protected. RIP DaGrin

  20. Oops trailers are nice and good …great work dude

  21. Eloho

    March 24, 2011 at 1:57 pm

    the trailer is taking forever to load in this part of Africa where i am but the poster! OMG! the poster is so wrong! looks horrible! pls producers work on that!

  22. Miss-cRaZy

    March 27, 2011 at 2:09 am

    #sad….never got to know or hear of Da-Grin until the day he died.

  23. Deepee

    April 6, 2011 at 10:36 am

    Isn’t it to early to make this movie? And the guy don’t even look like DaGrin… Where all the make up artists are? Common people…. The 1st real one of its kind??? And we flunked it… 9ja!

  24. Akinduro michael

    April 14, 2011 at 7:29 am

    Dat wil a great job,dagrin is unforgetable hero

  25. da sky

    April 17, 2011 at 12:36 am

    Omg! I can’t wait to get a copy soon….miss ya pon pon pon

  26. Bobby Blossom Addi

    April 19, 2011 at 10:55 am

    i’m head over heels 4 d whole thing.

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