Hollywood movie star John Boyega is set to produce a movie in Africa about Africa. He made this exciting announcement that promises to be a much-anticipated project in 2019 on his Instagram to announce his new movie which puts him in the executive producer seat under his new production company UpperRoom Productions.
According to reports,the movie, titled God is Good, will be set in Cape Town South Africa and first-time South African feature filmmaker Willem Grobler has written the script and will direct the film.
2019 is looking to be a great year for the British-Nigerian movie star who has won the hearts of several fans all over the world, with the shooting of Star Wars IX and several other movie projects already done by him.
The story of God is Good is set in Cape Town’s Cape Flats and will follow a reformed gangster-turned-pastor and a volatile detective who cross paths after an act of brutal violence sets them on collision course with a heinous gang lieutenant.
Also being produced in alongside UK production label Bandit Country, casting discussions are under way, with the shoot planned for spring 2019.
As executive producer, Boyega sets out to be as thoroughly African with this movie as possible, stating that the soundtracks will be under his production label. He also hinted on the possibility of using music made by African musicians, pointing out his hope of expanding the use of Wizkid’s Daddy Yo song.
John Boyega, Wizkid and Tiwa Savage
The movie joins Genevieve Nnaji’s Lionheart, which premiered on Netflix, as the most talked about movies in Africa at the moment.