ACE-comedian, Chioma Omeruah, popularly known as ‘Chigul’, who is known for her accents and comedic characters is billed to star in the action-packed comedy film,‘Banana Island Ghost (BIG)’, a film being produced by Biola Alabi Media in conjunction with Nemsia Pictures.
B.I.G is said to be a slapstick movie about a ghost that is scared to go to heaven because he doesn’t have a soulmate, so he convinces God to give him three days to fall in love. He is paired with the cantankerous fire cracker Ijeoma, played by Chigul who will do anything to save her father’s house in Banana Island from the bank that is coming to reclaim it in three days.
It’s the first from a slate of five films in a co-production partnership between Biola Alabi Media (BAM) and Nemsia Films. They are combining their creative capabilities and wealth of experience to produce a slate of ground-breaking films set to redefine Nollywood.
According to Biola Alabi, the CEO of Biola Alabi Media, “This partnership with Nemsia Films headed by BB Sasore and Derin Adeyokunnu is part of our mission to work with great talents to tell great African stories for a local and global audience. The Nemsia team, which is behind the production of ‘Before 30’, brings a fresh perspective and energy to the Nollywood landscape.
Banana Island Ghost (B.I.G) is expected to be an instant classic and pop-culture staple from Nollywood to the rest of the world. It also stars industry heavyweights including Ali Nuhu, Bimbo Manuel, Damilola Adegbite, Dorcas Fapson, Patrick Diabuah, Saheed Balogun, Tomiwa Edun, and Uche Jombo. Scheduled to be released in the summer of 2017, the movie Banana Island Ghost (B.I.G) is set to be hit!