It was indeed a star-studded event at the premiere of “The Wedding Party” on Saturday, November 26th 2016.
In attendance were, members of the cast – RnB heavyweight Banky W, who made his acting debut in this movie, Adesua Etomi, Sola Sobowale, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Ali Baba, Ireti Doyle, Enyinna Nwigwe, AY Makun, EmmaOhMyGod, Saka, Kunle Idowu (Frank Donga), Ikechukwu, Beverly Naya, Somkele Idhalama, Zainab Balogun and more!
Other dignitaries and celebrities who graced the event were, Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Lai Mohammed, Pastor Tony Rapu, Lanre Olusola, Patrick Doyle, Olu Jacobs, Joke Silva, Genevieve Nnaji, Chigurl, Omoni Oboli, Ifeoma McDermott, OC Ukeje, Rita Dominic, Kemi Lala-Akindoju, Noble Igwe, Toke Makinwa, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Mimi Onalaja, Timi Dakola and many more!
Guests walked away with amazing prizes including luxury accommodation courtesy Arabian Falcon, theme park passes courtesy IMG Worlds of Adventure, helicopter rides courtesy Alpha Tours Helicopter Rides and other VVIP gifts.
The movie is set for release nationwide on December 16th 2015.
Written by playwright Tosin Otudeko and Kemi Adetiba, ‘The Wedding Party’ is an Elfike Film Collective production – a collaboration of Africa’s leading powerhouses – EbonyLife Films, FilmOne Distribution, Inkblot Productions and Koga Studios. It is the first time industry giants will partner on a film project and with TIFF’s recognition is proving that Collectives can grow and prosper the continent’s film community.
Set in Lagos, Nigeria, The Wedding Party is the story of Dunni Coker (Adesua Etomi), a 24 year old art gallery owner and only daughter of her parents about to marry the love of her life, IT entrepreneur Dozie (Banky W). The couple took a vow of chastity and is looking forward to a ground-breaking first night together as a married couple.
The premiere also broke the record for the largest mannequin challenge in Nigeria with an entire theatre posing in tribute of the recent social media phenomenon.
See first photos: