Calabar is buzzing at the moment as EbonyLife TV is set to start shooting the movie, DERE ,in our paradise city.

Dere is an African tale that talks about: “Otunba Femi Kosoko, his wife Kemi Kosoko and their only child, Dere, are a close-knit family. When Dere’s mother dies tragically, her father’s remarriage turns Dere’s life – and their family – upside down. Her eventual meeting with Prince Charming and the exposure of her evil stepmother and stepsisters conclude a tale that is both romantic and heart-warming”.

Dere could be said to be the African version of the famous, Cinderella story . Starring in this famous tale is Calabar’s own, Ani Iyoho ( Tenant (TV series) ,Weruche.R.Opia (When Loves Happens ), Omowunmi Dada ( Tales of Eve,Tinsel ,The Antique ), Gregory Ojefua (Surulere , Just Married), amongst others.

Stay tuned to the blog as we will bring you exciting updates of all the fun and adventure of the shoot and the stars as they remain in our beautiful city, Calabar.

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