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Dreamboat Pictures and Igodo Films release Poster for New Film , ‘Payday’ (SEE)

This film, which is collaboration between two new film companies, offers a fresh and exciting angle to story telling for Nollywood. First time director Cheta Chukwu says he wanted to make an authentically youthful and urban Nigerian film with a global appeal.

Film Synopsis

Just before best friends and flat mates, Paul (Baaj Adebule) and Ortega (Ebiye Victor) renew their yearly rent, their Landlord dies very suddenly, and seemingly without any heir apparent. The young men seize upon the unfortunate but good opportunity to ‘enjoy’ a little.

They go on an expensive night out. The Landlord’s daughter (Segilola Ogidan) turns up the following morning and gives the boys 24-hour notice to pay up or quit. They embark on an overnight scheme to recover the rent, leading to a dangerous encounter with an eccentric drug baron (Frank AdekunleMacaulay), a desperate robbery attempt, a gambling adventure, and an ego war with the neighborhood bully, Orlando (MawuliGavor). All the while hounded by Ngozi(BisolaAiyeola), the neighborhood gossip who just wants a piece of the action.

Shot on locations in Abuja and Lagos, the film is set to hit Cinemas nationwide in April.

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