The ever good actress, Adesua Etomi-Wellington will voice the lead character within the lengthy awaited animation, Malika: Warrior Queen.
Adesua Etomi stars as Malika on this animated movie written by Roye Okupe, founding father of Youneek Studios. The movie is a couple of warrior queen and a army commander within the pre-colonial Africa.
The good movie additionally has Niyi Akinmolayan as its director and Roye Okupe as its author. Roye Okupe says in regards to the movie:
“I’ve to offer credit score once more to Niyi, who’s additionally the director of the very best grossing film in Lagos - The Wedding ceremony Social gathering Two…. So we mentioned about who we want to deliver to this, and Adesua was the primary particular person I had on my thoughts to voice it. Not solely is she an enormous star, she’s tremendous proficient. After the each of us went by the right channels to current the concept to her, she mainly stated it will be a dream for her to do it. It was in October when she got here on board after the correct phrases have been established. Lots of credit score additionally goes to the fabric as a result of she was capable of see a number of the stuff we’ve accomplished with Malika and the monitor report we’ve constructed with the graphic novels. And I can’t anticipate folks to truly hear her efficiency as a result of it’s simply so wonderful what she’s accomplished with the character on this quick pilot. It’s an incredible 14 minutes. You mainly get to see how an African queen lived her life again then.”
The movie which began as a 150-page e book got here out in 2017 (set within the current day), and its synopsis learn:
“Rising up as a prodigy, Malika inherited the crown from her father in probably the most uncommon of circumstances, splitting the dominion of Azzaz in half. After years of civil warfare, Malika was capable of unite all of Azzaz, increasing it into one of many largest empires in all of West Africa. However growth wouldn’t come with out its prices. Enemies start to rise inside her council, and Azzaz grabbed the eye of probably the most feared superpowers the world has ever recognized: the Ming Dynasty. As Malika fights to win the clandestine warfare throughout the partitions of her empire, she should now flip her consideration to an indomitable and treacherous foe with plans to conquer her complete folks.”
In 2018, the half two of the story got here out as a 15th century epic, and with the animated pilot, Okupe continues the saga. Youneek studios introduced Adesua’s lead function within the animation: