Actress Genevieve Nnaji new film “Lion Heart” stars Phyno, Mr. P, others
Actress Genevieve Nnaji Nigeria’s Nollywood screen goddess, has featured in a new cinema film “Lion Heart” which stars Phyno, and Peter Okoye aka Mr P. of PSquare.
The actress who stormed out with the movie title: “Lion Heart”, which is set to premiere at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival, TIFF, with some A-list nollywood celebrities and Nigerian Artists, is one of the most influential nollywood celebrities.
Genevieve Nnaji made her directorial debut in the movie. She also stars in the movie alongside Nkem Owoh, Kalu Ikeagwu, Chika Okpala, Steve Eboh, Pete Edochie, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Onyeka Onwenu, Jemima Osunde, Yakubu Mohammed and Sani Muazu.
Genevieve Nnaji played the role of Adaeze the protagonist of the film who in order to save her father’s ailing bus company, must work alongside her uncle Godswill who is played by Nkem Owoh.
Over time, Adaeze proved her keen ability to make a profit and to manage the most hysterical situations.
However, when her father falls ill, both she and her rival were passed over in favour of Adaeze’s unpolished uncle, Godswill, (Nkem Owoh)
Determined to fight her way to the top, but not wanting to go against her father’s wishes, Adaeze felt like the proverbial bus had left the station without her.
However, when she and Godswill discovered that Lionheart is running on fumes, the unlikely duo had to come together to save the company and their family name.
“Lion Heart” was produced by The Entertainment Network (TEN), which was founded in partnership with Chinny Onwugbenu. It was written by C.J. Fiery Obasi and screen played by Ishaya Bako and Emil Garuba.
The movie also stars Nigerian rapper and singer, Chibuzor Azubuike also known as Phyno and Peter Okoye aka Mr P. of PSquare.
The film, `Lionheart’ will screen for the first time at the festival on Friday, September 7, 2018, while the TIFF annual festival is scheduled to hold from September 6 to September 16, 2018.
Genevieve Nnaji is a Nollywood actress and singer, who won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2005, making her the first actress to win the award.