Hoodrush is a musical thriller directed by Dimeji Ajibola, and starring some of the best young talents in Nollywood like Okechukwu Ukeje, Bimbo Akintola, Gabriel Afolayan, Chelsea Eze, and Ijeoma Agu.
Scheduled for release on Friday, October 12, 2012, in Nigeria, Hoodrush’s synopsis reads:
HOODRUSH is a musical thriller detailing the travails of two brothers closely bonded by their love for music; but deeply separated by their means for success. Shez and Tavier are two of a kind pursuing a Herculean dream of becoming music stars. But all they have is their amazing vocal talents, good looks, a crib in the ghetto and a menial job that could hardly pay for their clothing and feeding expenses. They soon realize they need more to achieve their dreams, and participating and hoping to win a credible talent hunt show comes as their only natural option. Being at the bottom of the societal grid, ghetto life’s ugly fabric begins to wear on them and their eventual vulnerability puts them at the mercy of the high and mighty.
The movie features original music, and is said to be a film that audiences and industry alike are ancitipating.
Hoodrush is a production of Flipsyde Studios.
Director Dimeji Ajibola, studied film here in New York City, and the New York Film Academy. Before that, he studied animation at Animation Mentor.
Hoodrush is his feature film debut.
While we wait for the official full trailer, watch its trailer below (poster underneath):