Source: Channels Television
Funke Akindele-Oloyede, the producer and actress of the famed Jenifa role has revealed exclusively to Channels Television that another sequel to the Jenifa movie franchise will soon be out and it will be about the trip of her alter ego to Jamaica and New York.
The actress made this known on our weekend breakfast show; Sunrise Saturday, where she was the Artiste of the week.
See the full interview here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DlnEIy4kSBY
Jenifa, a very successful movie about the plight and antics of a village girl schooling in a major city will have the fourth sequel which will be about Jenifa’s international exploit.
According to her, the movie was shot in Caribbean Island of Jamaica and in New York.
She also revealed that another TV series titled ‘Season 3’ will also hit the airwaves soon and the shooting of the series will commence in a few months.
While answering questions on the show, Funke revealed her series of inspiration for the story Jenifa and how everyday conversations of ordinary Nigerians were the source of the now famous slang and cliches used in the movie.
The newly wedded actress also spoke about how she’s slowed down her acting pace to give room for the home front and how she’s setting up a school of drama to help upcoming actors to hone their skill with requisite training.
She also went back to narrate how her acting career began, playing the teenage role in the TV series “I Need to Know”, when she was way ahead of her teen ages.