Showmax to debut first original film
MultiChoice-owned streaming service Showmax is set release its first original film, a comedy-drama from Kenya.
Baba Twins follows the story of Wamz, a young, carefree airline hostess who is thrust into motherhood and has to raise twins while navigating nanny drama and Tony, the socialite father of her children, who is not ready to be a dad.
Launching on December 15, the film is produced by Lucy Mwangi through her label Moon Beam Productions and directed by Lawrence Murage. The cast includes Violetta Ngina, Morris Mwangi, Kui Kabala, Annstella Karimi and Brian Ngaira, plus radio personalities including King Kalala, Kalekye Mumo and Maqbul Mohammed.
Ngina said on Instagram: “Well, if anyone told me I was going to land a lead role in the first ever Showmax original film, I would roll my eyes to eternity… but God moves differently, doesn’t he? Start getting your popcorn and red-carpet dresses ready…”