Oma Areh’s campus series ‘University of Cruise’ hits ROK TV across Africa, United Kingdom
A spanking new sitcom ‘University of Cruise’ is about to hit the screen and keep viewers on the edge of their seats. In fact, African and diaspora audiences in Nigeria and the United Kingdom are in for a good time as this brand-new sitcom is set to make its first season debut on ROK TV on DSTV and GOtv as well as ROK UK on Sky TV UK and Free view. After concluding principal photography in 2021, this fresh and interesting TV series is ready to keep viewers attention. The 13-episode series was created, and executively produced by marketing and communications expert Ifeoma Oma Areh and directed by Adeoluwa Owu.
Set against the backdrop of a private university in Lagos, Nigeria, St Cruz University, the inaugural season of “University of Cruise” promises a thrilling ride with 13 gripping episodes. Featuring some of the most gifted Nollywood talents, the series takes viewers on a journey through the lives of seven university friends as they navigate the intricate web of academics, friendship, love, social media, peer pressure, and the shadows of cultism.
Starring in the series are Amanda Dara, Nancy Ameh, Esther Agunbiade, Scott Obilor, Vine Olugu, Chisom Onwuegbuzia, and Solomon Mike. The comedy series also features Nollywood icon Mercy Johnson-Okojie who doubles as co-executive producer and music star Ric Hassani who is the voice behind the official soundtrack ‘Uni girl.’
Explaining the motive behind the project, the creator of the series, Oma Areh, said:
“Our mission is to encapsulate the spirit of modern Nigeria/Africa, its youth, and their many stories and realities. With University of Cruise, we are not just telling stories; we are providing a mirror to the lives, dreams, and dilemmas of the youth in 21st-century Nigeria and Africa. It’s a celebration of Nigeria’s pop-culture and an exploration of the challenges that resonate with today’s generation.”
The series is produced by WildFlower Productions/ WildPepper Studios in partnership with Continued entertainment with associate producers Dr. Raluchukwu Onubogu and Dr. Sarah Inya Lawal of Ascend Studios. It will begin airing on ROK TV on DSTV/ROK TV and ROK UK from October.
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