Charles Okpaleke confirms new Aki and Pawpaw movie

Chinedu Ikedieze and Osita Iheme Aki and Pawpaw

Filmmaker Charles Okpaleke has confirmed his Play Network Studios is putting together a movie which will feature Nollywood actors Chinedu Ikedieze and Osita Iheme better known as Aki and Pawpaw respectively. 

Osita and Chinedu rose to prominence after starring in the 2002 comedy Aki na Ukwa directed by Amayo Philips.

Charles on Wednesday shared a poster of the movie bearing Aki and Pawpaw on Instagram and urged fans to anticipate it.

“Watch this space.. #AkiandPaw #GetReady #Anticipate #ComingSoon,” he wrote.

This is coming days after Osita made an Instagram post hinting at a comeback with Chinedu.

Born and raised in Abia State, 43-year-old Chinedu Ikedieze has a higher national diploma in theatre arts and a degree in mass communication from the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu.

He initially wanted to become a lawyer but pursued a career in acting instead, landing in a minor role in the 1998 film Evil Men.

Osita Iheme hails from Mbaitoli, Imo State. He grew up in Abia State and has a bachelor of science degree in computer science from the Lagos State University.