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Day 18 – 10 Aug: The great BBNaija Nollywood production – BBNaija

10 August 2023
The BBNaija All Stars gear up for an epic Nollywood movie production.

In honour of the Nollywood theme of the week, we decided to take a fun look at the housemates and decide what role they would play if Biggie's house was the filming location for a blockbuster Nollywood production. The Nigerian film industry, popularly known as Nollywood, has undergone a complete metamorphosis throughout the decades to become firmly fixed on the global stage as the second largest film industry in the world, known for its unique storytelling and vibrant characters. Keeping that in mind, along with the looming deadline for this week's movie wager presentation, we couldn't help but imagine the All Stars as larger-than-life Nollywood stars each with their own distinct role to play and script to match their individual talents. From the dramatic diva to the comedic sidekick, it's time to see who will shine on the Nollywood stage. 


The village elders

These housemates give off the vibe of elders who have seen it all and often speak of their life experiences. Imagine Pete Edochie or Olu Jacobs, then think of this season's housemates. Who would perfectly resemble these legendary actors and the roles they've played? We nominate Frodd, Seyi, and Adekunle, who have each displayed sparks of wisdom and characteristics of a reflective nature which we believe would allow them to seamlessly portray the village elders who impart knowledge onto the younger generation. Seyi, with his regal presence and eloquent speech, could even slot into the role respected village chief. Adekunle and Frodd, who both present themselves in a calm and gentle demeanour, would excel as the wise old men who are always sought after for advice. Together, they would bring depth and authenticity to their roles as the village elders in a Nollywood production. 


The sorority sisters

Imagine a movie featuring Ini Edo, Uche Jumbo, and Dakore Akande whose characters gain admission to the same university, become BFFs and go on to rock the campus social scene. It would definitely be a top contender for local and international awards. The All Stars we think would slay if they were cast for these roles are Alex, Doyin, Ilebaye and Tolanibaj as their youthful energy and chemistry are fittingly aligned with bringing these characters to life. Their vibrant personalities will make the sorority sister dynamic feel authentic and relatable to audiences. Coupled with their talent and on-screen presence, this movie would potentially become a Nollywood hit.


The 'abroad' boyfriend

These are men who have returned back to Nigeria from popular locations overseas such as UK and USA, and who have notably adopted the whole  "innit", "gonna wanna", "nah mean?" and other types of slang to their vocabulary which they assume will sweep any Naija babe off their feet. You already know who would do justice in these roles, right? 😏 Of course, we're talking about Ike, Kiddwaya, and Neoenergy! Make your way up to the front, gents! Your roles await! 😂 In case you're wondering, Neoenergy made the cut because of his good "addiddude"🤣... These housemates have the perfect blend of charm and charisma to portray these 'abroad' boyfriends convincingly.


The sexy siren

Genevieve Nnaji, Rita Dominic, and Omotola Jalade-Ekehinde are powerful women who are famous for running successful business empires while turning the heads everywhere they step. See where we are going with this? 👀 It's without question that the nominated All Stars to play the roles depicted by these award-winning boss ladies of film are, Angel, Ceec, and Venita, who have proven themselves to be strong, independent women in Biggie's house. Their beauty and determination only amplifies the fierce energy they would add to these powerful starring female characters.


The comedic funny man and woman

Picture a scene in which characters played by Mr. Ibu, Mercy Johnson, and Funke Akindele leave the village to go visit their in-laws in the city and how this would be classic cinema gold. 🔥 Now, which housemates would kill these roles in a heartbeat? We think Mercy Eke, Uriel, and Whitemoney These housemates have shown their comedic talent and ability to bring laughter to any situation. Their wit and charm would undoubtedly place them as prime candidates to body a hilarious scene like this, and their natural comedic traits would propel them to deliver flames through improvisation, ultimately shining an extra layer of humour to the script.. 


The lover boy 

When it comes to the roles they've played, Ramsey Noah, Emeka Ike, and Chidi Mokeme have got nothing on the BBNaija lover boys, abeg. 😎 And who are these heart-throbs we speak of? None other than Cross, Pere, and Soma of course, These three All Stars have received the affection of viewers with their romantic pursuits and charming personalities. Their smooth-talking and flirtatious nature would make them perfect for playing lover boy crush of any female character in a romcom. Added with their good looks and charisma, they would definitely bring the heat and have the ladies swooning over them.


Voting on Big Brother Naija All Stars is now open! Vote to save AdekunleAlexAngelCeeCCrossDoyinIlebayeKiddwayaMercy EkeNeoenergyPereSeyiSomaTolanibajUrielVenita and Whitemoney from being in the bottom. DStv and GOtv subscribers can use their MyDStv or MyGOtv apps to manage their accounts or Vote this season. Check out "How to vote" for many more other ways to vote for your favourite. BBNaija All Stars is live on 24-hour channels 198 on DStv and 49 on GOtv. Fans across Africa and the UK can sign up on the streaming service Showmax. Stay plugged into Biggie's world on our website and be part of the #BBNaija gist on Twitter, InstagramFacebook and TikTok. Season 8 of Big Brother Naija is sponsored by headline sponsor Moniepoint and associate sponsor HFM Nigeria.