Still basking in the euphoria of the huge buzz and success recorded by her first self-produced movie “Arewa Onijogbon”, pretty video vixen turned actress is set to hit the location for her second movie with the working title “Corper Jide”.
The fast rising actress popularly called Sotayo in the Nigerian entertainment circle is leaving no stone unturned to make sure the success of this new film surpasses that of “Arewa Onijogbon”. Elated Sotayo explained, “I never expected Arewa Onijogbon to go this far because I was only experimenting with the project. The reception by fans and movie watchers was enormous and the movie had rave reviews both from the media and from people that watched it”, she stated.
Revealing further, “Arewa Onijogbo has no doubt put me on the spot and I just have to up my game with this new project, but I want my fans to be rest assured that with “Corper Jide”, they will surely get value for every penny they spend on acquiring the movie when it is out”.
Sharing the same sentiment, Biodun Caston-Dada, CEO of MAGiKAL Entertainment, the company that handles Sotayo’s image and brand also commented that, “the huge success recorded by Arewa Onijogbon put all of us off guard because this was Sotayo’s first self-produced movie and we weren’t expecting the movie to get such high reception and media reviews. The movie made it to the Top 10 Charts of many popular Yoruba Movies Top 10 Charts TV programmes, and this is a good indication that Sotayo is on the right part. Lot of hard work and money were invested in Arewa Onijogbon, but at the end, it worth the while”. “At MAGiKAL Entertainment we share Sotayo’s vision of not doing things in half measure and we strongly believe the viewers will give her another big kudos when the movie finally drops”, he stated.
“Corper Jide” will be shot on location in Lagos and Ijebu-Ode and will star top Yoruba movie personalities such as Dele Odule, Gloria Mba, Ayo Mogaji, Afeez Oyetoro, Iyabo Oko, Ayo Adesanya, Aremu Afolayan and Tayo Sobola aka Sotayo herself and will be directed by ace director, S. Muyideen Ayinde. It is going to be another blockbuster so we implore you our readers to watch out for “Corper Jide”.
Sotayo’s profile has steadily been on the rise through various comedy skits and movies she had starred in such as Rhythm Unplugged Adverts and Bovi’s Show (The Fish and Gift & Chase). She had also featured in movies like Ewu L’oko Longe (currently airing every Sunday on Galaxy TV), Ojukoju, T’owo-T’omo, Aiyedun by Iyabo Oko (yet to be released). She’s presently on the movie set of Aremu Afolayan.