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Beverly Osu, Idia Aisen, Bovi to in the Remake of the 1994 classic ‘Nneka the Pretty Serpent’

The remake of the 1994 classic “Nneka The Pretty Serpent” is ready and set for cinemas this Christmas. Since it’s announcement back in January, by Play Network Studios, producers of the movie – the suspense has been surreal.

The original being masterly, every 90s Nigerian kid can attest to the fact that the movie sent chills down the spine. 1994 Nneka the Pretty Serpent had an ensemble cast of some of the biggest names in Nollywood today: Veteran actress Ndidi Obi played the lead role as Nneka (a performance that earned her widespread acclaim at the time), Eucharia Anunobi, Ngozi Ezeonu, Rita Nzelu, Sam Loco, Kanayo O.Kanayo, James Iroha, Claude Eke and Nelly Uchendu. Produced by Okechukwu Ogunjiofor and directed by Zeb Ejiro, Nneka the Pretty Serpent became a mojor hit in the 90s.

Beverly Osu, Idia Aisen, Bovi to in the Remake of the 1994 classic 'Nneka the Pretty Serpent'

2020 Nneka the Pretty Serpent stars Bovi, who plays the role of Inspector Daniel, Beverly Osu and Ndidi Obi, Idia Aisen with speculations some of the actors in the original film will be returning.

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What should we expect? Scriptwriter, Baruch Apata sayws we should expect to see scenes from the original story: “Expect to see scenes and faces from the original story but ideas not explored before. The story will take a global approach with a background story that answers some questions that the original story barely explores”

Detailing the full length of his role, Bovi tells us we shouldn’t expect comedy from him as he’s known for He described the character as a ‘serious cop’ while also revealing how he had to beg for the role.

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Though it’s been 28years since the original release the anticipated sequel was directed by Tosin Igho, produced by Chris Odeh with Ramsey Nouah and Charles Okapeleke as the co-producers.

Play Network Studios, the film production company responsible for the recently released Living in Bondage remake, called “Living in Bondage: Breaking Free”, also acquired rights to recreate other Nollywood classics including Glamour Girls, Rattlesnake and Nneka the Pretty Serpent.

For those who didnt get a chance to watch the classic, the storyline is simple: Nneka uses her supernatural powers to hypnotize any man she fancied and turning him into her zombie. She also had to contend with a number of obstacles and in turn didn’t hesitate to destroy anything that stood between her and her desires.


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