“Esohe”: Desmond Elliot, Ufuoma McDermott, Toyin Abraham attend premiere of epic movie in Benin

Posted on Dec 18 2017 - 9:55am by admin

After the premiere of “Esohe” in Massachusetts and Houston, Texas, Desmond Elliot, Ufuoma Mcdermott and Toyin Abraham led top stars to the Nigerian premiere in Benin, Edo State.

The premiere, which held on Sunday, December 17, 2017, had several Nollywood acts in attendance wearing Benin regalia.

Desmond Elliot, Toyin Abraham attend Esohe premiere in Beninplay

Desmond Elliot, Ufuoma McDermott and Charles Uwagbai



The premiere, adopted as the official movie screening for Edo Festival, also had in attendance, Prince Osahon Aimiuwu and his wife in attendance.

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The event was attended by cast and crew of the film including Desmond Elliot, Toyin Abraham, Jemaima Osunde, Ufuoma McDermott, Mascot Lancelot, Charles Uwagbai, Monica Swaida and top officials of Edo State Government, among others.

Desmond Elliot, Toyin Abraham attend Esohe premiere in Beninplay

Desmond Elliot and Charles Uwagbai at the premiere



A collaboration between Nollywood and Hollywood, “Esohe” has been described as a cocktail of love, murder and mystery connecting two centuries.

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Set in ancient Benin Kingdom, the movie stars Jimmy Jean Louis, Misty Lockheart, Desmond Elliot, Chris Attoh, Bimbo Manuel, Ufuoma McDermott, Toyin Abraham, Jemaima Osunde and Monica Omorodion Swaida.

Desmond Elliot, Toyin Abraham attend Esohe premiere in Beninplay

Toyin Abraham with guests at the premiere



The movie also features fast rising Nollywood actors like Eunice Omorogie, Omoye Uzamere, Oghenekaro Itene and Osagie Elegbe.

Esohe is a fictional story by Charles Uwagbai and Efetobore Ayeteni, which was written by Bimbo Manuel and produced by Charles Uwagbai, Monica Swaida and Robert Peters.

Esohe will debut in Cinemas in January 2018.

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