In anticipation of its October 19 cinema release, Vertical Entertainment unveils the official trailer for its upcoming film “Nigerian Prince“.
The feature film marks the directorial debut of independent Nigerian-American filmmaker Farady Okoro. The New York City resident famously won AT&T’s Untold Stories inaugural $1 million grant for his film last April.
“Nigerian Prince” was co-written by Faraday Okoro and Andrew Long. While respected filmmakers Spike Lee and Biyi Bandele are credited as Executive Producers of the film which premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival.
According to Vertical Entertainment,
Nigerian Prince follows Eze, a stubborn first generation Nigerian-American teenager, and his cousin, Pius, a desperate Nigerian Prince scammer. After Eze’s mother sends him to Nigeria against his will, Eze retaliates by teaming up with Pius to scam unsuspecting foreigners in order to earn money for a return ticket back to America.
Furthermore, “Nigerian Prince” stars the acting talents of Antonio J. Bell, Chinaza Uche, Tina Mba, Bimbo Manuel, Ebbe Bassey, Rita Edward, Craig Stott, Dean Cameron, Omar Maskati and Russell G. Jones.
Watch & enjoy the trailer below.