By Tony Nwanne
Coming from the stable of Charles Uwagbai, a movie ‘Brother Jekwu’ that featured Mike Ezeruonye in a comic flick is expected to hit the cinemas today Friday, December 2, 2016.
The movie, after a successful premiere at the IMAX Filmhouse Cinema on Sunday 27 November, is produced by talented actor cum producer Mike Ezuruonye.
The comical movie, which is Ezuruonye’s debut production, is set in Kenya and Nigeria. It focuses on the adventure of travelling abroad in search of greener pastures, love and the beauty of Africa.
‘Brother Jekwu’ stars Mike Ezuruonye as lead and other stellar cast including Angela Okorie, Wofaifada, Funny Bone, Nedu, Klint D Drunk, Juliet Ochieng, Huddah Monroe and Sabrina Stadler.
Ezuruonye is ‘Brother Jekwu’, a village champion with ‘earthquake English’. He leaves his familiar village in Nigeria and is transported to Kenya to work for a no-nonsense female boss (former Miss Kenya Juliet Ochieng) a mean criminal gang leader who poisons traitors at the dinner table.
As Jekwu lucky to make it to Kenya on the bill of his corrupt cousin (Angela Okorie), he set to work. While on his first but deadly mission with the gang, Jekwu, full of native intelligence was lucky to have escaped a terrible incident as he excused himself to take a leak, his other colleagues were assassinated by an unknown sniper. This frightened incident leads him to a tale of adventure and exploring a new land.
He also had encounter with other folks and two beautiful ladies leading to various comical scenes that add a twist to the story.