Chief Daddy

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Chief Daddy
Chief Daddy Poster.jpg
Directed byNiyi Akinmolayan
Produced byTemidayo Abudu
Story byBode Asiyanbi
Starring
CinematographyMuhammad Atta Ahmed
Edited byVictoria Akujobi
Production
company
EbonyLife Films
Distributed byEbonyLife Films
FilmOne Distributions
Release date
  • 14 December 2018 (2018-12-14)
Running time
99 minutes
CountryNigeria
LanguagesEnglish
Yoruba
Box officeN387.5 million [1]

Chief Daddy is a 2018 Nigerian comedy drama film directed by Niyi Akinmolayan, written by Bode Asiyanbi and produced by Mosunmola Abudu and Temidayo Abudu, which was released in December 2018.[2][3] It starred popular Nollywood actors and actresses Funke Akindele Bello, Kate Henshaw, Nkem Owoh, Joke Silva, Patience Ozokwor, Richard Mofe Damijo and Racheal Oniga.[4] [5]

Premise[edit]

Chief Daddy is about a billionaire industrialist, Chief Beecroft, who serves as a benefactor to a large extended family of relatives, household staff and mistresses. He dies suddenly and his will creates a saga amongst his extended families.[6]

Cast[edit]

Premiere and release[edit]

Chief Daddy was released in Nigeria on December 14, 2018 and in the Netherlands on March 15 2019 via Netflix.[8][9] The film was premiered at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos, with over 40 Nollywood movie stars in attendance including Olu Jacobs, Joke Silva and Richard Mofe Damijo.[10][11]

Company credits and distributors[edit]

The film was produced by Ebony Life Films and distributed by Film One Entertainment in Nigeria and Netflix in the Netherlands.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Top 20 WA Films of 2019". Retrieved 7 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Chief Daddy - EbonyLife Films". Ebonylifefilms.com. Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Chief Daddy - Netflix". Netflix.com. Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Brace Yourselves! "Chief Daddy" Is Coming To Netflix". Guardian.ng. 4 March 2019. Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  5. ^ "Chief Daddy full movie cast (2018 Nigerian film)". YouTube. 10 December 2018. Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  6. ^ "Chief Daddy could have been so much more but at least it will make you laugh a little". Pulse.ng. 10 December 2018. Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  7. ^ "MO Abudu's 'Chief Daddy' makes Netflix". Vanguardngr.com. 20 March 2019. Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  8. ^ "Chief Daddy grosses N115.7 million in the first ten days of release". Pulse.ng. 26 December 2018. Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  9. ^ "EbonyLife Films' Chief Daddy Netflix release party - EbonyLife TV". Ebonylifetv.com. Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  10. ^ "Nigerian traditional outfits take centre-stage at 'Chief Daddy' premiere". Premiumtimesng.com. 3 December 2018. Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  11. ^ "Chief Daddy Premiere: Nigerian Traditional Attire Outshines - NTA.ng - Breaking News, Nigeria, Africa, Worldwide". Nta.ng. Retrieved 20 May 2019.[permanent dead link]
  12. ^ "Netflix acquires 'Chief Daddy' – Tribune Online – Friday Treat". Tribuneonlinemg.com. 8 March 2019. Retrieved 20 May 2019.