“FIFTY” Is Coming Back As A TV Series!

fifty-movie

2015 hit Nollywood movie -Fifty,  which broke box  office records and had lots of people talking, is coming back screens as a TV series.

The EbonyLife TV production which emerged the highest ever weekend for a Nigerian film with 20 million Naira in a holiday weekend, is set for production in the fourth quarter 2016.

The series will follow the plot of the movie which chronicles the lives of four fifty-year-old women living in Lagos. There have been no details on returning cast.

“Fifty” stars Omoni Oboli, Ireti Doyle, Dakore Egbuson, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Emmanuel Ikubese, Kemi Lala Akindoju, among others.

‘Fifty’ captures a few pivotal days in the lives of four Nigeria women at the pinnacle of their careers. Meet Tola, Elizabeth, Maria and Kate four friends forced at midlife to take inventory of their personal lives while juggling careers and family against the sprawling backdrops of the upper-middle-class neighborhoods of Ikoyi and Victoria Island in Lagos.

Tola is a reality TV star whose marriage to lawyer Kunle never stood a chance thanks to an invidious family secret.

Elizabeth is a celebrated obstetrician whose penchant for younger men has estranged her from her daughter.

Forty-nine-year-old Maria has an affair with a married man that results in an unexpected pregnancy and Kate’s battle with a life-threatening illness has plunged her into a religious obsession.

“Fifty” was produced by Tope Oshin Ogun, with Malcolm McLean as director of photography.

Season 1 of FIFTY: The TV Series is set for production in the fourth quarter 2016 and writing has already commenced.

 

Dakore Akande, Omoni Oboli, Nse Ikpe-Etim & Ireti Doyle, Lead actress for the movie "Fifty"

Dakore Akande, Omoni Oboli, Nse Ikpe-Etim & Ireti Doyle, Lead actress for the movie “Fifty”

 

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s