Charles Okpaleke, a Nigerian filmmaker, has revealed that a new film starring Chinedu Ikedieze and Osita Iheme as Aki and Pawpaw is in the works.


Charles announced that his Play Network Studios is working on a film with both actors reprising their iconic comedic roles that catapulted them to fame.

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Chinedu and Osita rose to prominence after starring in the 2002 Nollywood comedy Aki na Ukwa (Aki and Pawpaw) directed by Amayo Philips.

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Taking to his Instagram page to make the announcement on Wednesday, Charles shared a poster of the movie bearing Aki and Pawpaw and urged fans to anticipate it.

“Watch this space.. #AkiandPaw #GetReady #Anticipate #ComingSoon,” he wrote.

See the post:

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This is coming days after the acting duo hinted at a comeback with either a TV series or movie.