Filmmaker and producer, Kunle Afolayan has released the trailer of his new movie ‘Mokalik’.
Mokalik, which means mechanic, is said to drop on the 1st of February. It features music star Simi, actors to include Femi Adebayo, Charles Okocha, Faithia Williams, Lateef Oladimeji, and comic actors like Wale Akorede (Okunu), Ayo Ogunshina (Papa Lolo) and Dayo Akinpelu (Alabi Yellow).
Afolayan disclosed that they have sealed a deal with Netflix for the movie to stream online.
He further explained that the deal with Netflix will promote his other movies like ‘The Figurine- Araromire’; ‘Irapada’; ‘Phone Swap’; ‘October 1’; ‘The CEO’, ‘The Bridge’ and the yet to be released ‘Tenants of the House’.
“We are excited about having our other films, including ‘Mokalik’ on Netflix, as that will assuage our fans who have been sending messages from all over the world, complaining of not having access to our films,” he said.
“We are very delighted and grateful for the camera support extended to us by Canon Central and North Africa team here in Nigeria.
“EOS C300 Mark II – Stunning 4K quality and versatility allowed me as a producer to experience the creative vision in stunning cinematic details and provides footages, suitable for extensive post-production work.”
The Director of Air France /KLM, Mr. Remco Bohre said: “Our partnership with Kunle Afolayan is another way of showing how excited we are, at Air France and KLM, about Nollywood and the Nigerian entertainment industry at large.”
The movie ‘Mokalik’ talks about the career of an 11-year-old boy, Jaiye, from the middle-class suburbs, who spends the day as a lowly apprentice at a mechanic workshop in order to view life from the other side of the tracks… When his father arrives to take him home, Jaiye has to make up his mind if he wants to return to school… or take on his apprenticeship full time.