Why I Postponed Release Of My First Movie – Basketmouth


Nigerian comedian, Bright Okpocha popularly known as Basketmouth, has given reason why he postponed the release of his first movie titled ‘The Exorcism of Alu’.

According to the comedian, he postponed the release because the release date clashed with Falz’s ‘Moral Instruction’ album release.

Falz officially released his ‘Moral Instruction’ album on Tuesday.

In an Instagram post, Basketmouth announced that his decision to move the release date of his movie is as a result of the success of Falz album.

He’s, however, yet to announce a new release date for the movie.

ALSO READ: Basketmouth To Release Debut Movie ‘The Exorcism Of Alu’ Jan 15

“Falz, hope you’re aware that I pulled out from releasing my movie today because of this your album!!” he wrote.

The humour merchant had earlier said the horror film will screen in Nigerian cinemas from January 15.

The film stars Rekiya Yusuf, Sound Sultan as well as foreign actors including Tevez Houston, Winona Crawford, Jamie Whitehouse, among others.

Written by Basketmouth and directed by Phillipe Gaynor, the comedian revealed that he has been working on the movie for six years and remains his “most challenging project”.

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