D’Banj has gotten his first Nollywood movie role in Jade Osiberu’s ‘Sugar Rush’.
Filmmaker, Jade Osiberu recently announced that D’Banj will be making his first appearance in a Nollywood movie in her new film, ‘Sugar Rush’.
Osiberu announced via her Instagram account with a teaser video that had names of the cast and D’Banj’s song, ‘Cover Me’ playing in the background.
While Osiberu didn’t reveal much about the role D’Banj will be playing in the film, she released other members of the cast. D’banj will star in the film alongside Adesua Etomi-Wellington, Bisola Aiyeola, Omoni Oboli, Toke Makinwa, Mawuli Gavor, Tobi Bakare, Nkem Owoh, Adedimeji Lateef, Zack Orji, and Bimbo Ademoye.
According to Osiberu, D’Banj also occupies the seat of a co-producer on the project.
“Sugar Rush is a co-production amongst Greoh Media, FilmOne, DKM Media and Jungle Filmworks. Thanks to my co-Executive Producers D’Banj, Moses Babatope, Kene Okwuosa, and Seyi Siwoku for making it happen,” she wrote.
D’Banj is a popular figure in the gathering of movie stars. He’s also known to be close to top movie stars that include Genevieve Nnaji, Rita Dominic and Funke Akindele-Bello.
Confirming the news, D’Banj announced to fans that his entertainment company is making its first movie scheduled for release on December 2019.
See the below Instagram post:
View this post on Instagram
We’re coming for all your coins this Christmas!! Sugar Rush issssa rush! I’ve been working on a slate of films since 2017 and I’m finally glad to be able to announce the first film from the slate. Our plan at Greoh is to continue to collaborate with filmmakers, investors, distributors and anyone passionate about growing the Industry and telling exciting, compelling and authentic stories about Africans. We’re already cooking up 3 films to be shot in 2020, so we can’t wait to end 2019 with a bang! Sugar Rush is a coproduction amongst Greoh Media, FilmOne, DKM Media and Jungle Filmworks. Thanks to my co – Executive Producers @iambangalee @mosesbabatope @_iamkene and Seyi Siwoku for making it happen. Starring @adesuaetomi @iambisola @iambangalee @omonioboli @tokemakinwa @instagram won’t let us be great with the caption so we’ll have to come back to for the rest of the credits