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“Aki and Pawpaw” Remake Will Hit Cinemas This December

“Aki and Pawpaw” remake will be coming to the cinemas this December. FilmOne productions broke the news in a post on its Instagram page on Wednesday 27th October.

"Aki and Pawpaw" Remake Will Hit Cinemas this December
Poster of “Aki and Pawpaw” remake

The film will see Chinedu Ikedieze and Osita Iheme rehash their roles as hilarious brothers “Aki and Pawpaw”.

Biodun Stephen was tapped as the director of the reboot with 17th December picked as the premiere date.

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“They came into our lives 19 years ago; our resident Nollywood troublemakers remain the gift that never stopped giving.!

From Alaba to the big screens, your favourite duo redefine comedy in this holiday blockbuster Aki and PawPaw The Movie in cinemas from December 17th! Save the date. A Play Network Studios and Film One Entertainment Production. Director: Biodun Stephen,” the post read.


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Other cast members on this much-anticipated remake include Toyin Abraham, Amaechi Muonagor, Anita Asuoha (Real Warri Pikin), Uti Nwachukwu, Stan Nze, MC Lively, Beverly Osu, Juliet Ibrahim, Hanks Anuku and Chioma Okafor.

“Aki Na Ukwa” starring Iheme as Pawpaw and Ikedieze as Aki, has enjoyed massive appeal ever since the movie was released in 2003.

In the original film, directed by Amayo Philips, the pair played the roles of mischievous twin brothers on a mission to ruin their father’s attempts at remarrying after their mother’s death.


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Charis Ebiaghian

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