Did you grow up watching the mischievous duo of Aki and Pawpaw on TV or you’ve seen them (mostly Pawpaw) in different memes on social media? Then get ready to relive your best experience of them this December in the Play Network Studios and FilmOne Entertainment’s Aki And Pawpaw movie.
Play Network Studios (makers of Nneka The Pretty Serpent and Living In Bondage: Breaking Free) first hinted at the movie in May this year. It is to be a remake of the 2002 Aki Na Ukwa movie, a movie that shot the star actors, Osita Iheme (Pawpaw) and Chinedu Ikediezie (Aki), to the limelight.
Aki And Pawpaw is written by Stephen Oluboyo and Ozioma Ogbaji, and produced by Chris Odeh, Mimidoo Bartels and Agozie Ugwu. It is directed by Biodun Stephen.
The movie stars Osita Iheme, Chinedu Ikediezie, Toyin Abraham, Chioma Okafor, Funnybone, Stan Nze, Amaechi Muonagor, Juliet Ibrahim, Chuks Chyke, Charles Inojie, Real Warri Pikin and many more.
Aki And Pawpaw will be in cinemas from December 17, 2021. Scroll down for some BTS shots.