American rapper Birdman will government develop ‘Tazmanian Devil’, a coming-of-age film dependent on a Nigerian immigrant.
Nollywood films will be the debut function from Nigerian-American filmmaker, Solomon Onita Jr.
With Abraham Attah from the ‘Beast of No Nation’ actively playing the lead function, Benny Increase of Groundwurk Studios, will also husband or wife as government producer on the project.
Talking on the job, Benny Increase explained, “I have been making visuals for Dollars Funds artists for decades, and I am thrilled about this up coming section of our collaboration.
“Bryan ‘Birdman’ Williams has supported me because my 1st several years directing, and this joint venture is a pure small business and inventive transition – the 1st of several.”
‘Tazmanian Devil’ follows Dayo, a 19-year-aged immigrant (Attah) who, immediately after moving to the US, struggles to bond with his estranged father, who deserted his family to turn into a missionary.
When he joins a faculty fraternity, he is challenged by his father, leaving him in research of his individual ethical ground.
Attah will be joined by Adepero Oduye (Pariah, When They See Us), who plays his mother and Nater Guma Mbaho Mwime (Queen of Katwe, The Chi), who performs his deeply religious father.
No formal launch date has been revealed, but the movie is at the moment put up-production.