Basketmouth film The Exorcism of Alu : Popular Nigerian Comedian, Bright Okpocha, popularly known as Basketmouth has made his debut in the Nigerian Movie Industry (Nollywood) with his first feature film titled, ‘The Exorcism of Alu.’
The film which will be in selected Cinemas across the country according to the ace comedian from January 15, 2019 stars Basketmouth, himself, Rekiya Yusuf, Sound Sultan as well as foreign actors such as Tevez Houston, Winona Crwaford, Jamie Whitehouse, among others.
This was disclosed on an Instagram post by Basketmouth. According to him, he has been working on the movie for six years.
He described the project as his most challenging project ever.
Apart from the trailer and sneak peak of the film, Basketmouth did not give elaborate details of the cast and crew of the anticipated film.
This is what he wrote on his Intagram page:
“For 6yrs I’ve been working on my very first feature film, my most challenging project. I kept it on the low because everyone I told, doubted my ability to pull it off.
Today, I present to you……The Exorcism of Alu, a horror/thriller movie.
Brace yourselves for this one.”
He also posted the trailer of the official film and captioned it: “Official Trailer……dropping soon.”
In another post, he shared a sneak peak of the said movie which revealed names of some of the casts.
Basketmouth film The Exorcism of Alu is written by Bright Okpocha and directed by Phillipe Gaynor.
Meanwhile, Basketmouth will be joining some of his colleagues who had in the past dabbled into the Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood to produce their own movies. Comedians such as Ayo Makun popularly known as AY, Julius Agwu, among others were among few comedians who have produced their own Nollywood movies.
Note Basketmouth, has been involved in several television productions in the past. He is currently the lead character in Africa Magic’s situational comedy show ‘My Flatmates’.