Pop singer Tiwa Savage will be featuring in the award-winning TV drama ‘Shuga’ where she’ll play a nightclub owner.
‘Shuga’ will also feature Beat FM DJ and Morning Rush host Maria Okanrende, ‘Oliva Tweest’ actor Dorcas Fapson and Tinsel star Chris Attoh. NET gathered that the celebs were hand-picked by director Biyi Bandele.
Check out the role Tiwa, Maria and co will be playing:
Tiwa Savage: Sade – glamorous owner of Badoo Tree nightclub.
Maria Okanrende: Foye – an ambitious radio and club DJ with a domineering mother.
Dorcas Fapson: Sophie – a failing student who’s not averse to using her body to get what she wants.
Chris Attoh: Kofi, a domineering husband.
Other key cast members include: Adeyemi Okanlawon (David) – a handsome medical student; ‘Dear Mother‘ child star Sharon Chisom Ezeamaka (Princess) – Sophie’s naïve teenage sister; James Timini Egbuson (Tobi) – a conscientious student; Kachi Nnochiri (Osaro) – PA and ‘Mr Fixit’ to a corrupt businessman;Leonora Okine (Malaika) – Sophie’s married friend; and Olumide Oworu (Weki) – Sade’s 16-year old nephew.
Filming starts on location in and around Lagos this week.