Hollywood-based Nigerian actor, Gbenga Akinnagbe is in Nigeria to shoot his first Nigerian movie.
The actor, who has played roles in several American TV series, most notably, HBO’s ‘The Wire,’ will be producing and starring in the new movie, ‘Render to Ceaser.’
Directed by Onyekachi ‘Lucky’ Ejim, the movie is a crime drama that revolves around the activities of two detectives stalking a psychotic crime boss in Lagos. Along with Akinnagbe, Omoni Oboli and financial sector guru, Desmond Ovbiagele, who doubles as the main bank-roller of the production, will all be producing.
Akinnagbe was born in Washington, USA, and has featured prominently in series such as Num3ers, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, Fringe, Damages and a host of others.