The premiere of The Gods Are Still Not To Blame, a modern cinematic adaptation of the famous Ola Rotimi play The God’s Are Not To Blame has been set for the 19th of April and no doubt it would be a well attended premiere.
The Nigerian movie directed by Byron Ene and produced by Funke Fayoyin stars popular actors Kareem Adepoju (popularly known as Baba Wande), Carol King, Akin Lewis, Nobert Young, Dele Odule, Funsho Adeolu, Gloria Anozie-Young, Iretiola Doyle, Bukky Ajayi, Gabriel Afolayan and Omowunmi Dada.
The movie was shot on different locations in Nigeria, Cameroon and Cote d’Ivoire and makes use of five languages; English, French, Yoruba, Hausa and Igbo. ‘The Gods Are Still Not To Blame’ tells a story of a child who was born to King Adedoyin. While the naming ceremony is in progress, the leading clergy goes into a trance and proclaims that the baby will kill his father and marry his mother. The child was later secretly taken to Cameroon so as not to make the prophecy come to pass. 28 years later in Cameroon, same prophecy was said to the him. This made him to leave for Nigeria and attempt to conquer his fears