Something BIG is about to hit your screens this summer as Chioma Omeruah, a.k.a ‘Chigul’, stars in the action packed comedy film ‘Banana Island Ghost (B.I.G)’ by BAM NEMSIA Pictures. B.I.G is a slapstick movie about a ghost that is scared to go to heaven because he doesn’t have a soulmate, so he convinces God to give him three days to fall in love. He is paired with the cantankerous firecracker – Ijeoma, played by Chigul – who will do anything to save her father’s house in Banana Island from the bank coming to reclaim it in three days.
It is the first from a slate of five (5) films in a coproduction partnership between Biola Alabi Media (BAM) and Nemsia Films. They are combining their creative capabilities and wealth of experience to produce a slate of ground-breaking films set to redefine Nollywood.
According to Biola Alabi, the CEO of Biola Alabi Media, “This partnership with Nemsia Films – headed by BB Sasore and Derin Adeyokunnu – is part of our mission to work with great talents to tell great African stories for a local and global audience. The Nemsia team brings a fresh perspective and energy to the Nollywood landscape, Nemsia Films is the company behind the production of ‘Before 30’, the most watched African show.”
Banana Island Ghost (B.I.G) will be an instant classic and pop-culture staple from Nollywood to the rest of the world. It also stars industry heavyweights Ali Nuhu, Bimbo Manuel, Damilola Adegbite, Dorcas Fapson, Patrick Diabuah, Saheed Balogun, Tomiwa Edun, and Uche Jombo. Scheduled to be released in the summer of 2017, the movie Banana Island Ghost (B.I.G) is set to be hit!
“Embarking on feature film projects has always been on our agenda, and when the opportunity with Mrs. Biola Alabi came up, we were certain it was the right step to take. The Team at Biola Alabi Media (BAM) headed by the media icon Biola Alabi bring a wealth of knowledge, creativity and experience in creating great content that a global audience will enjoy and will propel Nollywood to greater heights,” said BB Sasore, Writer/Director.
The Banana Island Ghost (B.I.G) film and other projects to come from the slate, is a perfect mix of phenomenal ideas, world-class management, excellent casting and great timing that will show the Nigerian film industry why strategic partnerships are essential for producing top notch content.
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