Filmone Entertainment, the Nigerian movie studio, has announced that the anticipated ‘Aki and Pawpaw’ remake will be coming to the cinemas this December.


The company broke the news in a post on its verified Instagram page on Wednesday.

The movie will see Chinedu Ikedieze and Osita Iheme rehash their roles as hilarious brothers Aki and Pawpaw.

Biodun Stephen has been tapped as the director of the reboot with December 17 picked as the premiere date.


“They came into our lives 19 years ago; our resident Nollywood troublemakers remain the gift that never stopped giving! From Alaba to the big screens, your favourite duo redefine comedy in this holiday blockbuster Aki and PawPaw The Movie in cinemas from December 17th! Save the date. A Play Network Studios and Film One Entertainment Production. Director: Biodun Stephen,” the post read.

Other cast members include Toyin Abraham, Amaechi Muonagor, Anita Asuoha (Real Warri Pikin), Uti Nwachukwu, Stan Nze, MC Lively, Beverly Osu, Juliet Ibrahim, Hanks Anuku and Chioma Okafor.

The remake of the movie was first revealed in May when Ikedieze and Iheme shared an Instagram conversation about dropping the new project.


The conversation got fans excited as they craved the return of the iconic duo to their screen after a decade and a half.

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