The official poster for Mamba’s Diamond has been unveiled. The action comedy heist film, directed by Seyi Babatope (When Love Happens, Lunch Time Heroes), is scheduled to be in all cinemas nationwide from the 13th of May.
Written and produced by Darlington Abuda (10 Days in Sun City, The Accidental Spy), Mamba’s Diamond is based on a story of amateur thieves who accidentally steal a diamond that happens to be one of the most valuable jewels in the world. The principal photography of the film began in February 2021 and portions of it were filmed at a real diamond mine in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Shot by Solomon Essang, the film stars Gabriel Afolayan (as Elenu), Osas Ighodaro (as Eloho), and Williams Uchemba (as Obi) playing the lead roles. Also part of the cast are Nse Ikpe-Etim (as Mamba), Jimmy Odukoya (as Jay), Ayo Makun, Nancy Isime, Sam Dede, Dibor Adaobi Lilian, Ejike Asiegbu, and Venita Akpofure. Stunt sequences for the film were choreographed by Olukiran Babatunde Olawale.
Mamba’s Diamond marks Williams Uchemba’s debut as an executive producer. The feature is under his self-titled production company, Williams Uchemba Productions.
Check out behind-the-scene videos and photos below: