Renowned Nollywood actress Nse Ikpe Etim has announced that she will be taking a role in the highly anticipated sequel to Kemi Adediba‘s crime thriller, ‘King of Boys’.
The actress made the announcement via her Instagram page on Monday, August 17, 2020. She shared a photo of her script with the caption: “It’s official. I am joining the King of Boys’ family on its sequel. Thank you @kemiadetiba for your inspiring work and I cannot wait to create magic with you and the rest of the team.”
The upcoming sequel will feature new faces, mostly from the just concluded #KOBstayHomeChallenge. And thee newest additions include Temitope Olowoniyan who will play the role of Aisha Banjo, Amanda Oruh, Jide Oyegbile, a few others, and Nse Ikpe-Etim.
Director Kemi Adetiba confirmed Etim’s involvement in the movie by sharing her post on her Instagram page. Kemi expressed the long-held desire to work with the actress and then stated that she will play the role of Jumoke Randle
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Love notes to a SPECTACULAR Actor!!! Been wanting to work with you, Nse for SO SO long. I finally get the chance, and can wait for you all to meet Mrs. Jumoke Randle. Wife to Governor Tunde Randle! Oh what a character!!! The KING OF BOYS might have her hands full in this sequel. #Repost @nseikpeetim ・・・ It's official. I am joining the King of Boys’ family on its sequel. Thank you @kemiadetiba for your inspiring work and I cannot wait to create magic with you and the rest of the team. #TheYearOfTheReturn #KOBSequel
King of Boys was one of the biggest Nollywood movies in 2018. Featuring an impressive performance from Sola Sobowale, the movie has gone on to become the fourth highest-grossing Nollywood movie of all time.
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