Elvis Chuks, the I Come Lagos and Royal Castle director, has released the must-watch trailer for Johnny Just Come. The hilarious comedy follows an American man, who in his search for love, marries an African woman. The resultant drama explores his naivety to love, marriage, culture and religion. He ultimately discovers marriage to be a learning process where each day brings a different lesson to learn.
Shot in Lagos and South Africa, the film stars Patience Ozokwor, Thuso Mbedu, Nancy Isime, Vuci Kunene, Joey Rasdien, Thando Thabete, Tayo Faniran, Quincy Giles, Cedric Fourie, Baby Cele, and Thuli Thabete. It also stars the BET award-winning Yvonne Chaka Chaka, who like Angelique Kidjo in The CEO, will be marking her debut in Nollywood.
The director, Elvis, was the winner for the Best South African Film (All About Love) at the 2017 Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards. He’s also known for Caught in the Act, Playing Safe, and Hustlers. Produced by Diamond Groove Pictures, Johnny Just Come will be released on the 25th of May.