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23rd May 2012, 01:28 AM
After his success with “Mirror Boy”, writer/producer/director, Obi Emelonye is back with a nail-biting thriller – “Last Flight to Abuja“.

With a long list of stars on board including Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Jim Iyke, Ali Nuhu & Jide Kosoko and an exciting premise, this movie certainly looks promising.

Look out for a new crop of actors including Anthony Monjaro, Uche Odoputa, Uru Eke, Jennifer Oguzie and Olumide Bakare plus PR Executive Celine Loader‘s acting debut as one of the pilots.

The Synopsis.. Based on true events…

A set of everyday Nigerian travelers’s board the last Flamingo Airways flight scheduled to fly from Lagos to Abuja on a fateful Friday night in 2006. The plane cruises at 30,000 feet, tranquil and on schedule.

But like a bolt out of the blue, through a mixture of human error, technical failure and sheer bad luck, the plane rapidly develops major difficulties that sends it teetering on the brink of disaster.

As the pilots fight with the controls of the stricken aeroplane, a series of flashbacks unravel the twists, turns and leaps of fate that put each passenger on the fateful flight.

Young lovers, an elderly couple, a corporate party, a sportsman on the threshold of greatness; all the passengers are caught up in the nightmare scenario and sense the final moments of their lives approach. All…except one!

What does he know?

Will they survive…The last flight to Abuja?



23rd May 2012, 11:25 PM
Looks like a cool movie. I will put it on my watchlist.

24th May 2012, 02:12 PM
The countdown has now finally begun to the world premiere of Last Flight to Abuja, one of the most anticipated Nollywood movies of 2012. On Friday 8th June at the iconic Troxy Cinema, located in Limehouse (E. London), the Nollywood loving public will get their first chance to witness a ground breaking film that is set to exceed the expectations of Nigerian cinema's new found status.

After enormous growth over the last decade, the fledgling Nigerian film industry, popularly known as 'Nollywood', has now surpassed Hollywood to become the world's 2nd biggest movie producer, with many millions of eager fans worldwide.

Written, produced & directed by Obi Emelonye, a visionary award-winning UKbased Nigerian filmmaker and starring Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Hakeem Kae-Kazim and Jim Iyke - the biggest screen talents Africa has to offer – Last Flight to Abujais set to thrill global audiences & become the latest blockbuster for fans of new Nollywood cinema everywhere.

Last Flight to Abujais a high octane suspense thriller that unravels the twists, turns and leaps of fate that put a set of everyday Nigerian traveller's on board a stricken plane teetering on the brink of disaster at 30,000 feet. Caught up in a nightmare scenario all the passengers pray as the final moments of their lives approach. All...except one! What does he know? Will they survive...the last flight to Abuja?

Inspired by a tragic series of plane crashes in 2006 that rocked the Nigerian aviation industry and left 100's dead, Last Flight to Abuja boasts high quality production values using the revolutionary Alexa digital camera system from Arri, Many observers in the international movie business anticipate the film will further elevate and redefine Nollywood cinema and create a much hoped for success that will help it 'crossover.'

The world premiere of Last Flight to Abuja is now set to become known as the biggest premiere of an African film held in the UKfollowing the premiere last year of The Mirror Boy which currently holds the honour of that achievement and that of being the most awarded film in Nollywood history.

Last Flight to Abuja is set to be released across UK Odeon, Cineworld & Showcase cinemasin late June, with international premieres scheduled for Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa and USA over the coming months.

Last Flight to Abuja was produced by The Nollywood Factory in association with veteran UK based Ghanaian producer Charles Thompson MBE of Screen Nation Pictures, the film arm of the Screen Nation Media group, (producers of the Screen Nation Awards).