Adesuwa Onyenokwe, publisher of Total Woman magazine and the producer of the show ‘Seriously Speaking’, is set to make her acting debut in the forthcoming movie titled Chatroom. The film will be produced by Maysquare studios in conjunction with Adesua Onyenokwe.
Themed around abuse against women, the producers held a significant unveiling event to kick start the process at the Silverbird Galleria in the presence of partners, film enthusiasts and the media.
The movie which is inspired by true life stories will have celebrated actors such as Damilola Adegbite Attoh, Kanayo O. Kanayo and comedian Akpororo. Also starring in the movie for the first time is on-air personality and television host, IK Osakioduwa and popular radio show host, Yolanda George Adams fondly called Aunt Landa among others.
The film will be shot in May in Lagos, Abuja and the United Kingdom. The producers of the anticipated movie, Peju Fadirepo and Adesuwa Onyenokwe noted that the project was not just a movie but a movement, adding that the film will be extremely entertaining and hilarious without losing its salient and timely message.
Speaking at the launch, wife of the former governor of Ekiti State, founder of the African Women’s Development Fund and women’s rights activist, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, stressed that the message was timely and that there was no better time for the production of the movie than now. She also gave her commitment to support the project.
Also speaking at the event, the founder of WFM, Toun Okewale shared a real life experience and passionately expressed her support for the project while calling on attendees to also support the film and what it stands for.