The much hyped The Wedding Party made its cinema debut on the 16th of December 2016 nationwide.
According to Mo Abudu one of the executive producers of the movie and Kemi Adetiba, the flick has made 36million barely days after its showcase in the cinemas.
According to Kemi Adetiba:” Ladies and Gentlemen… The record has been BROKEN!!! And YOU GUYS did it for us.
36million in THREE Days. Thank you TO EVERY person that took the time out, spent money to watch this film. You have no idea how overwhelmed I am right now. First feature breaks the box office record for opening weekend. God is soooooooooooooooo good!!! You guys are tooooooo amazing #RecordBreakers.”
In her instagram post, Ebonylife films boss Mo Abudu appreciates Nigerians for going all out to watch the movie in the cinemas.
“The Wedding Party opens big across Nigeria with N36m, beating global blockbuster ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ hands down. It presently holds the record for the biggest opening weekend in the history of Nollywood.Thank you Lord. I am so very grateful”
The Wedding Party is a collaboration between EbonyLife Films, FilmOne Distribution, Koga Studios and Inkblot Productions. The flick has set a new box office record.
The Wedding Party is a 2016 Nigerian romantic comedy/drama directed by Kemi Adetiba. It follows the shenanigans that go on during the planning of a wedding in Nigeria. Dunni a 24-year-old art gallery owner and only daughter of her parents, Engineer Bamidele and Mrs Tinuade Coker, is about to marry the love of her life, IT entrepreneur Dozie the handsome son of Felix and Obianuju Onwuka.
It features a star-studded cast lineup which includes Adesua Etomi, Richard Mofe Damijo, Banky W, Ireti Doyle, Kunle Idowu, Hafiz Oyetoro, Ali Baba, Sola Sobowale and more.