Nigerian-British theatre director, Femi Elufowoju Jr. is set to make his feature film directorial debut on a UK-South African film, “Incensed”.
Written and produced by UK-based Dapo Oshiyemi with South Africa’s Mickey Dube co-producing, “Incensed” is set in South Africa, Nigeria and the UK and tells the story of Taira Lutomi, “a happily married wife and mother whose life is turned upside down when her husband is arrested for multi-million dollar fraud, dragging her into a world of crime, corruption, shocking deception and murder as she battles to save her family.”
Shoot for “Incensed” is scheduled to commence in the second quarter of 2019 with a cast that includes some of the biggest names in South African, UK, and Nigerian cinema and will be distributed internationally by Talking Drum Entertainment.
Expressing his delight, Femi Elufowoju Jr. said: “I am ecstatic and feel extraordinarily lucky to be gifted Incensed as my feature debut. This exciting albeit ambitious action thriller will allow me to share with global film audiences, my imaginative appetite for storytelling against a rarely exhibited contemporary African backdrop. I eagerly look forward to the challenge ahead but most especially bringing to the screen the deftness of Dapo Oshiyemi’s fantastic screenplay.”
Femi Elufowoju Jr. has been on projects like “The Saint”, “Wire in the Blood”, “Borgen” and more.