Omotola, Uzoeshi, Lewis, Rahman, Michaels, others dazzle as Blood In The Lagoon hits cinemas
One of the highly anticipated movies in 2017, Blood In the Lagoon powered by Tropical Gem Studios, has been released in Nigerian cinemas.
The movie has received rave reviews from critics and movie echelons and has seen movie goers trooping out to the cinemas to watch same. The stellar performance of the screen goddess, Omotola Jalade Ekehinde alongside actors; Okey Uzoeshi (Two brides and a baby, life of a Nigerian couple), Bobby Michaels, Akin Lewis, Ufuoma McDermott, Hakeem Rahman, Cassandra Odita, Phil Simmons, and Jim Roach whose acting dexterity lures you in to partake of their world is simply phenomenal.
The visually compelling sights and sounds of Lagos unveiling the disparity in social class viz a viz the slums and the high brow areas, the exotic beaches, beautiful landscape, a thought provoking story with a blend of suspense, intrigue and emotions running high, is certainly worth our time. Blood in the Lagoon was directed by veteran Nollywood director, Teco Benson and co produced by Sunny Oriunuta.
The movie unveils the story of two brothers living in the slums of the waste deluged Lagos Lagoon. Plagued by abject poverty, they struggle daily to survive against all odds as life taunts them with new challenges. An unprecedented event leads to the murder of one of the brothers and ends his dream. However, George, takes up his brother’s dream and forges on ahead into making it a reality. What does fate have in store for him along the way when he meets the beautiful Scarlet (Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde) and a series of unfolding shocking events he never bargained for pop up!
The Producer, Jerry Padney, a graduate of Film and TV production in Oklahoma State University and the University of Houston, reiterated his commitment to the production of great movies, having worked on various Hollywood productions such as the classic Robocop and with great actresses such as Jadet Pinket (Smith) among others. He has further unveiled the “Blood in the Lagoon –Win a vacation to Houston, Texas” for the lucky winner who watched the movie in cinemas.
Blood in the Lagoon is truly an inspiring, quality based production that will keep you glued to the big screens until the closing credits roll. The movie is currently showing in Nigerian cinemas.
Watch Trailer below :