Don Jazzy makes acting debut in The Kujus Again
Following the box-office success recorded by the movie, Introducing The Kujus, TMPL Motion Pictures is back with a sequel of their AMVCA-award-winning film. Aptly titled, The Kujus Again, the movie stars Mavin Records Chief Executive, Don Jazzy in his first-ever feature film appearance.
The highly anticipated movie, which is distributed by FilmOne would excite moviegoers as it hits Nigerian cinemas nationwide on Friday, April 21, 2023. It is set to bring back the riveting intrigues and drama that kept fans glued to the edge of their seats.
Aside from dominating the box office, Introducing The Kujus earned critical acclaim and shone brightly among the best movies of 2022 at last edition of African Magic Viewers’ Choice (AMVCA). It notched up about four award nominations including a double Best Actor in A Drama by Femi Jacobs and Timini Egbuson as well as Best Art Director and Best Writer. Its interesting storyline was adjudged the best winning the Best Writer award category.
Playing the character, Don, the maverick producer/artiste extraordinaire transitions smoothly from acting in comedy skits into the big screen. He offers a fresh charm and new twist in the well-loved family drama. The multi-talented actor gave fans more reasons to crave the sequel.
The movie, which is directed by award-winning filmmaker, Biodun Stephen, reaffirms the bond of family. The siblings will be at loggerheads, never agree and practically hate each other but will do anything for each other when the need arises no matter the cost. Stars of ITK who also reconnect in the new sequel include Bisola Aiyeola, Femi Jacobs, Bimbo Ademoye, MC Lively, Kunle Remi, Timini Egbuson, Mimi Onalaja , Chris Iheuwa , and Ronke Odusanya.
Speaking on what to expect, Winifred Okpapi, producer of the movie, said, “For one, it was a natural decision for us to return to set for a sequel of Introducing The Kujus following the yearning of fans. The stories are endless as expected from a Nigerian family so we are excited to bring them to your screens again.
The Kujus franchise does something very significant for Nigerian cinema, it reawakens a family bond by offering something for everyone, regardless. What’s more, with Don Jazzy in the mix, it gets more interesting and I am absolutely sure that fans will enjoy the sequel as well.”
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