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Funke Akindele Returns In 'A Wish' As A Cancer Patient

Funke Akindele Returns In 'A Wish' As A Cancer Patient

Talented Nollywood actress and Brand Ambassador, Funke Akindele-Oloyede returns in the romantic comedy 'A Wish', directed and produced by award-winning actor and filmmaker Elvis Chucks.

Funke Akindele Returns In 'A Wish' As A Cancer Patient

The talented actress has starred in two blockbusters, 'The Return of Jenifa', which has been the highest grossing movie of all time, making N35m at the cinema, and in 'Maami', a movie produced by highly respected filmmaker Tunde Kelani, which also recorded N19m.

Funke Akindele returns as a banker that falls in love with an average man who later jilts her after discovering she has been diagnosed with cancer.

'A Wish' is a hilarious comedy, featuring Chris Okagbue (Gulder Ultimate Search 8 winner), Helen Paul (Tatafo), Bishop Imeh, Kola Olaiya, Iyke Ogbonna and Clara Iweh.

The producer, Elvis Chucks, once took part in the award-winning family sitcom, 'Super Story', and also starred in several Nollywood movies before going into filmmaking. He has two movies under his belt as a filmmaker: 'True Citizens' with Uti Nwachukwu, and 'Victims of the Society', an advocacy flick with veteran actress Joke Silva. 'True Citizens' and 'Victims of the Society' have both been nominated for several awards in Abuja, Durban and Los Angeles, U.S.

The movie is supported by Close up, Lifebuoy, Blue Band, Genevieve, Unilever, Lipton, Onga, Cool FM, Wazobia FM, Nigeria Info FM and OMO.

The movie is scheduled to premiere on Saturday, December 1, 2012.

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