Anthill Studios’ DOD is becoming one of the buzzworthy films of 2020. The film, written and directed by two young Nollywood filmmakers, Akay Mason (Elevator Baby) and Abosi Ogba, has been slowly building anticipation with the announcement of main crew members—Isioma Osaje(producer), Grey Jones (film composer) and Barnabas ‘Barny’ Emordi (Director of Photography). Now the studio has released more information about the film, and it is juicy.
DOD, unlike Anthill Studios’ debut project, Elevator Baby, has a star-studded cast featuring veterans such as Norbert Young, Ireti Doyle and Jide Kosoko alongside Blossom Chukwujekwu, Toyin Abraham, Ini Dima Okojie, Denola Grey, Broda Shaggi, Olumide Oworu, Gbemi Akinlade and Og Tega, the Instagram sensation known for playing Dr. Crazyclown’s son.
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Hey guys!! Are your ready for some awesomeness? We are glad to announce our next feature film, 'DOD film' from @anthillstudios_ makers of Elevator baby which has been nominated for AMVCA in 6 different categories and the viral hit Malika. #DOD is the first family adventure film in Nigeria, co-written & co-directed by Elevator Baby Writer/Director, Akay Mason – and Abosi Ogba, in his directorial debut. DOD is the thrilling adventure of Chidi and Rotimi, teenagers who get a magical chance to travel back in time and change their broke parents' past. The producers are: @victoria_akujobi and @msjazzyfied keeping in the @anthillstudios_ tradition of telling family oriented stories. Principal photography begins February, 2020. It's starring an ensemble cast: @toyin_abraham @princejidekosoko @blossomchukwujeu @brodashaggi @iretidoyle @olumideoworu @denolagrey @inidimaokojie @youngnorbert @gbemi_akinlade & introducing: @og.tega
DOD is billed as a thrilling family adventure. The story follows teenagers, Chidi and Rotimi, who travel back in time to fix their poor parent’s past. Principal photography commences this February and the film is expected to open in cinemas later this year.