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Nigerian Movie Star Rita Dominic headlines Charles Aniagolu’s “Streets of Calabar” – Watch the Trailer on BN

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Streets of Calabar“, the thriller by former CNN & BBC journalist Charles Aniagolu is set to hit cinemas soon.
The movie which stars Rita Dominic, Anthony Ofoegbu, Wale Ojo, Maynard Eziashi, Keppy Ekpenyong, Gordon Case, Vicqui Christie and Lisa Kill is described as an “explosive comedy thriller“.

We are intrigued! Read the synopsis and check out the trailer below. The movie was written and produced by Charles Aniagolu who also co-directed the film with Frank Macaulay.

From the trailer, Wole Ojo’s character is a trip! D-Don is something else too.

The Synopsis – “Streets of Calabar”

Chuks Oti, mixed-race 419 (advance fee fraud) scammer and illegal immigrant recently deported back to his home country Nigeria from London. Once there he manages to wangle his way out of a possible jail term and ends up in the holiday resort city, Calabar, living with his loyal, much younger British girlfriend Margaret, who insisted on travelling with him to Nigeria.

Chuks takes on menial jobs to make ends meet, but life is difficult. When he runs into his old 419 mate, Mike, a Nigerian pleasure seeker who is full of wild energy and loves to take risks, the two down-on-their-luck friends, with no jobs and no prospects, soon find themselves back in the criminal world.

They become enveloped in a web of scams and danger presided over by the mysterious De Don, leader of a gang of underground arms and drug dealers, who’s hatched an evil plan to takeover the peaceful streets of Calabar.

Chuks and Mike are forced to become part of a dangerous covert police mission led by two internationally trained detectives to stop De Don and keep the streets of Calabar free of crime. But they soon find themselves the targets, as the evil De Don suspects a double cross.

Pursued across the breathtaking scenery of Cross River State by De Don and his guards as well as a raging group of Cameroonian “yardies”, not to mention one very pissed off cattle herdsman, time ticks down to an explosive climax.

Check out the trailer below.

18 Comments

  1. Lolan

    August 27, 2012 at 11:59 am

    Different… I likey. Wale Ojo is funny eh, he was so serious in Phone Swap

  2. ola

    August 27, 2012 at 12:38 pm

    cant wait to watch this movie ooo

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  3. brandigest

    August 27, 2012 at 1:34 pm

    Now we are beginning to gt it right in packaging and quality. *keep branding. keep attracting* http://www.brandigest.wordpress.com

  4. Nono

    August 27, 2012 at 1:55 pm

    Looking forward to this, looks different.

  5. Ebiere

    August 27, 2012 at 1:56 pm

    Wait was that Rita masked? Lol

  6. Ebiere

    August 27, 2012 at 1:56 pm

    Funny

  7. Gigi

    August 27, 2012 at 2:01 pm

    Rita looks set to thrill us in cinemas soon

  8. Dele

    August 27, 2012 at 2:02 pm

    Nice trailer… Congrats

  9. Cee

    August 27, 2012 at 2:04 pm

    Reserving my comment till I see this new “hot” trailer. Salut’

  10. Mosun

    August 27, 2012 at 2:04 pm

    Wondered the same thing… If Rita’s the one playing the masked man then I really can’t wait to watch it! Nice one

  11. Asa

    August 27, 2012 at 2:06 pm

    Now this is what we want from Nollywood! Bravo

  12. Lolan

    August 27, 2012 at 2:51 pm

    OMG that can’t be Rita. What the hell? How could I have missed that. I have watched the trailer 5 times men I am excited for Nollywood. This is so refreshing

  13. konnie

    August 27, 2012 at 2:53 pm

    interesting. shall look it up

  14. cathy

    August 27, 2012 at 3:23 pm

    waiting oh

  15. Afrika Mokoena

    August 27, 2012 at 11:57 pm

    Guys you make us feel like we could just watch the movie right away , so wish I lived in Nigeria ey , coz in South Africa we will get to watch it after six months after the movie was released and that sads me but I’m waiting for it ey ………………

  16. thefawazy

    August 28, 2012 at 9:58 am

    it looks poor……..the only thing helpin it,is that it was shot in calabar…………so no too much crowd to disturb d film shoot

    • Jbell

      September 3, 2012 at 8:49 am

      It was shot in Calabar at the busiest time of the year…during carnival..so there were plenty of crowds to deal with. Some of the scenes were shot in the carnival procession.

  17. uche

    August 31, 2012 at 10:17 am

    amazing loving nollywood

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