Filmone entertainment and Play Network studios have released a new teaser for the remake of popular 2002 classic Nollywood movie “Aki Na Ukwa“, starring onscreen twin actors Chinedu Ikedieze (Aki) and Osita Iheme (Pawpaw).
The remake of the movie, “Aki and Pawpaw” directed by Biodun Stephen follows the mischievous brothers as they try to make a life for themselves after coincidentally falling into fame and riches through the help of social media.
Play Network studios and Filmone Entertainment have confirmed that the movie will be live in cinemas on December 17, 2021.
The production companies have, however, shared a first-look trailer of the movie.
“They stole our hearts years ago and now these ICONS have returned to do the same thing, this time on the big screens. We’re reintroducing #AkiAndPawPaw like you’ve never seen before, get ready to abandon all your home training at the door. Naija 🇳🇬 be prepared, something hooge is coming this December”, Filmone entertainment shared on their social media page.
‘Aki and Pawpaw‘ also stars Toyin Abraham, Funny Bone, Lasisi Elenu, Beverly Osu, Amaechi Muonagor (who reprises his role as the twin’s father), Juliet Ibrahim, Uti, Real Warri Pikin, Hanks Anuku, Charles Inojie and more.
The new remake is written by Steph Boyo and Ozoioma Ogbaji and produced by Chris Odeh, Mimi Bartels, Agozie Agwu.
Watch the trailer below: