Genevieve Nnaji set to return to screens after 5-year hiatus

Seasoned Nigerian actress, Genevieve Nnaji is set to return to the movie screens after taking a break from the film industry for five years.

The last movie the 44-year-old Nollywood diva produced and starred in, was her 2018 Netflix movie, Lionheart.

Pulse reports that Genevieve Nnaji’s comeback will is via an adaptation of the critically acclaimed book “I Do Not Come To You By Chance” by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani.

The film is about a young man who must prevent his family from going hungry. Set in the perilous realm of Nigerian email scams, the movie examines the lengths he will go to protect those he loves.

The prestigious Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book (Africa) and the prestigious Betty Trask First Book Award were given to Nwaubani’s literary masterpiece in 2010.

Additionally, The Washington Post’s “Best Books of the Year” list included it, which is a distinction. Nnaji works with co-executive producer Chinny Carter to bring this compelling tale to life in the movie version.

Prime Business Africa reports that Nnaji collaborates with co-executive producer Chinny Carter to bring this riveting story to life. Blossom Chukwujekwu and newbie Paul Nnadiekwe both have significant roles in the cast lineup.