Coming with a fresh dab of impressive foreign actors, A Star in Heaven is an OGPlus collaboration with Nevada Bridge Productions. The movie was produced by Gregory Onuda (Sasha, The Living Ghost) and Neville Sajere (Stripped). It was written by Celeste Durante and stars Jim Iyke, Belinda Effah, Deborah West, Michael Walker, Tatem Spearman, Julian Yaz, Charles Tucker, and Darien Chase.
Caught up in a web of blackmail, intellectual theft and greed, Kayode is a genius on the verge of creating a breakthrough software called “StarBuck”. (1) With his invention on the threshold of being stolen by corporate powers, (2) with threats to unveil his illegal immigration status and (3) with pressure from a nagging blackmailing wife, he must find a spiritual balance to put his life and invention back in order.
The movie director, Afe Olumowe, is known for When Love Comes Around, a romcom and 2015 AFRIFF selection produced by Zynnell Zuh (Shampaign – TV Series) starring Eku Edewor, Dj Pierra Makena, Mikki Osei Berko, David Osei, and Edward Kuffuor. His directorial feature, Anniversary, was nominated at the 3rd City People Entertainment Award for the Ghana Best Movie of the Year.
Expect A Star in Heaven on the 25th of May at the Silverbird Cinemas. The trailer features Jim Iyke facing off with office executives, the police and an unsettled wife. Watch it here.