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Femi Adebayo’s King of Thieves ready for public viewing

By Guardian Nigeria
09 April 2022   |   1:36 am
The much-anticipated Yoruba epic drama King of Thieves (Ogundabede) began its opening weekend run this Friday. The star-studded movie is collaboration between Niyi Akinmolayan‘s Anthill studios and Femi Adebayo‘s Euphoria 360.

The much-anticipated Yoruba epic drama King of Thieves (AGESINKOLE) began its opening weekend run this Friday. The star-studded movie is collaboration between Niyi Akinmolayan‘s Anthill studios and Femi Adebayo‘s Euphoria 360.

Co-directed by Adebayo Tijani and Tope Adebayo Salami, the movie stars Toyin Abraham Ajeyemi, Femi Adebayo, Odunlade Adekola, Ibrahim Chatta, Adedimeji Lateef, Aisha Lawal, Mr Macaroni, and Broda Shaggi.

An epic tale of an all-powerful bandit Agesinkole, the movie is heavy on Agesinkole’s reign of terror in the prosperous Kingdom of Ajeromi. Concerned by his pillaging, the kingdom moves to destroy him, through the hunters, witches and priests, thus beginning this adventurous saga of revenge, bravery and glory.

A star studded premiere held on April 4, at IMAX Cinemas, Lekki, Lagos, preceded this opening weekend run of King of Thieves. The premiere, which had celebrities dressed in line with the theme of the premiere—epic and dangerous, attracted big names in the motion picture industry, including Tunde Kelani, Tade Ogidan, Antar Laniyan, Segun Arinze, Iyabo Ojo, Adedimeji Lateef, Mercy Aigbe, Stan Eze, Omowunmi Dada, Bukunmi Adeaga-Ilori, Dayo Amusa, Ronke Oshodi, Mr Macaroni, Jumoke Odetola, Woli Agba, Denrele, Eniola Ajao, Muyiwa Ademola, Wùnmi Toriola, Kunle Afod, Aisha Lawal, Ibrahim Yekini among others.

They all appeared in their native attires for the glamourous red carpet of King of Thieves, which is distributed by Filmone Limited and will be available in cinemas nationwide.