For 2020, Funke Akindele-Bello is penned to feature in Chinaza Onuzo’s directorial debut, ‘Who’s the boss’.
Funke Akindele has been announced as the lead female actor for Chinaza Onuzo’s directorial debut, ‘Who’s the boss’.
In a recent statement from the Inkblot team, Akindele-Bello will take on the role of Hauwa – a hard to please and tough as nails boss, tormenting Sharon Ooja (Liah) – an overworked and overlooked Advertising agency creative.
The ‘Jenifa’ star is joined on the set by Blossom Chukwujekwu, Segun Arinze, Ini Dima-Okojie, Beverly Osu, Tayo Faniran, and Bollylomo as the cast of the film.
Speaking on her role, Akindele-Bello said, “I loved working with Inkblot again. I love my character Hauwa and I can’t wait for all my fans to love and hate her at the same time.”
Scheduled for a February 2020 release, ‘Who’s the Boss’ takes number 12 spot on Inkblot Studio productions
Zulumoke Oyibo, Co-Founder at Inkblot agreed with Akindele-Bello saying, “Seeing Funke at work was hilarious, I couldn’t stop laughing. We’re so excited by Who’s The Boss. It’s a relatable, funny romantic comedy with an all-star cast and a great message. We can’t wait for you all to see it.
“It was a no-brainer when Chinaza said he wanted to direct. It was long overdue. He not only brought the world to life in such vivid and imaginative ways, but he also had a clear vision for the project and delivered way above our expectations.”
Meanwhile, the first time director, who also serves as a co-founder of Inkblot says he fell in love with the story and just knew he wanted to be the one to bring it to the world.
‘Who’s the Boss’ tells the story of Hauwa – a hard to please and tough as nails boss, tormenting Liah, an overworked and overlooked Advertising agency creative. Liah decides to invent another boss, Lekan, to front for the side hustle start-up agency she uses to explore her creative pursuits. Her world begins to unravel when her start-up wins a lucrative contract and she is thrust into the spotlight.