The pair of Nollywood actor, Ramsey Nouah and prolific movie producer, Charles Okpaleke, have both secured the exclusive rights to produce a biopic based on the life of King Jaja of Opobo kingdom.
The development was announced on social media on Friday by Charles Okpaleke who revealed that the biopic will take on an authentic perspective of the slave boy who rose to become one of the most revered monarchs in history.
According to Charles Okpaleke who made the announcement on Instagram, the new biopic will take on an authentic perspective of the famed king who founded the Opobo kingdom.
“Myself and @ramseynouah are proud to announce that we have acquired the rights to tell the famed story of King Jaja from an authentic perspective, having the privilege of sitting with King Dandeson Douglas, Jeki V (5th on the throne) during the sesquicentennial celebration of Opobo Kingdom.
“We can say we have the authentic account of the eventful life of King Jaja and we are set to tell it in a gripping way as you all have come to expect from us”, Okpaleke wrote.