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Trailer Watch: Gbenga Akinnagbe in Romantic Comedy “Brooklyn Shakara”

Trailer Watch: Gbenga Akinnagbe in Romantic Comedy "Brooklyn Shakara"

Written and directed by Femi Agbayewa, Brooklyn Sahara is produced by Adam Pray. The film stars Gbenga Akinnagbe (HBO’s The Wire), Ebbe Bassey (Nikyatu Jusu‘s African Booty Scratcher), Chike Johnson, Esosa Edosomwan and Rena Anakwe.

Film synopsis:

In his most recent trip to the big screen, Director, Femi Agbayewa takes a light hearted look at what it means to marry well. Emeka Nwandu (played by HBO The Wire’s Gbenga Akinnagbe ) thinks he has his “American Dream” all figured out. He is in line for a promotion and his girlfriend, Jumoke, has agreed to marry him.Everything is going perfect until Jumoke’s father refuses to let her marry outside their tribe and Emeka’s boss puts a zany condition on the new promotion. A condition that will jeopardize the whole wedding if it does ever happen. As if these pressures weren’t enough, Emeka also has a big secret he’s been keeping from his bride to be.

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Here’s the trailer.

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