Cameras set to roll on Nollywood thriller
Award-winning Nollywood filmmaker Ema Edosio Deelen has confirmed plans to start production on her second original feature, titled Umuemu Oseme.
Umuemu Oseme follows a seamstress (played by Ghanaian actor Gina Castel) with commitment issues who takes care of the ailing father who had abandoned her as a child, while her half-brothers position themselves to take over his property.
As well as Castel, the cast includes Charles Etubiebi, Tunde Daniels, Obi Maduegbuna, Chinezie Imo, Toritseju Ejoh and Nigerian entertainer Yinka Davies.
The film was written and directed by Edosio Deelen and the screenplay was by Chijioke Onuniwe. The film hails from Bliss Productions with Edosio Deleen and NuNu Deng producing and Clocktower Tax Credits with Jeff Jacobson executive producing.
Umuemu Oseme will be distributed by Nigerian company SeeFeem, while Edosio Deelen is represented by My Management Company.
Edosio Deelen directed 2018 Nigerian comedy-drama film Kasala, which was screened in 30 international film festivals worldwide and won nine international awards.