The movie’s trailer was released by Paris-based movie marketing firm, MPM Premium, on Friday, August 24, 2018.
The movie tells the story of a young woman, Adaeze Obiagu (Nnaji), who becomes saddled with the responsibility of running her sick father’s business under the suffocating supervision of an intensely crude and eccentric uncle.
The movie, which aside from being Genevieve’s directorial debut, stars an array of acting award winners and pop culture icons, will screen for the first time at the festival on Friday, September 7, 2018.
“Lionheart” stars Genevieve Nnaji, Chika Okpala, Steve Eboh, Pete Edochie, Kanayo O Kanayo, Onyeka Onwenu, Nkem Owoh, Kalu Ikeagwu, Jemima Osunde, Yakubu Mohammed and Sani Muazu
The movie also stars Nigerian rapper and singer, Phyno and Peter Okoye.
Written by C.J Fiery Obasi based on a screenplay by Ishaya Bako and Emil Garuba, “Lionheart” is executive produced by The Entertainment Network (TEN), which was founded in partnership with Chinny Onwugbenu.
Watch Trailer Below: