After more than 26 years, a sequel to ‘Living in Bondage’, Nollywood two-part drama thriller film, is set to hit the cinemas.
The sequel titled ‘Living in Bondage: Breaking Free,’ is written by Nicole Asinugo and Chukwudi Obasi, and directed by Ramsey Nouah, veteran actor.
The new movie, scheduled for release on November 8, features Kenneth Okonkwo, who starred as ‘Andy’ in the original thriller, among other cast members.
Other actors in the sequel include Kanayo O. Kanayo, alongside Enyinna Nwigwe, Nancy Isime, and Munachi Abii.
The plot of ‘Living in Bondage: Breaking Free,’ tells the story of Nnamdi, Andy Okeke’s mysterious son, and his unbridled quest for the “big life” that pushed him into a perilous journey.
‘Living in Bondage’, acclaimed to be the movie that chronicled Nollywood’s journey to prominence, is a 1992 Nigerian two-part drama thriller film.
The film was shot straight-to-video and produced in Igbo, and starred Okonkwo and Nnenna Nwabueze in their breakout roles.
It tells the story of Andy (Okonkwo) and Merit Okeke (Nwabueze), a young couple facing harsh economic challenges that eventually pushed Andy to join a cult.
Members of the fraternity swore their loyalty to ‘Lucifer’ and kill their loved ones in ritualized sacrifices for wealth.
Andy met the demands of the cult and eventually became very rich; however, the nemesis that unfolded became the intrigues that define his ‘Living in Bondage.’
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