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“Farmer’s Bride” Starring Tobi Bakre and Gbubemi Ejeye Wraps Principal Photography

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FilmOne’s second original production is unveiled to be Farmer’s Bride

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Tobi Bakre is set to make his return to the silver screen in FilmOne Studio’s highly anticipated original production, Farmer’s Bride directed by Adebayo Tijani and Jack’enneth Opukeme.

Renowned for his captivating performances in action-packed blockbusters like ‘Brotherhood’ and ‘Slum King,’ Bakre steps into a new role in this period thriller set in 1980s Ibadan.

The film revolves around the character Odun, portrayed by Femi Branch, a prosperous farmer whose life takes a sinister turn when his nephew Femi, played by Bakre, and Funmi (Gbubemi Ejeye) conspire against him.

Alongside Bakre, the film features an ensemble cast including Gbubemi Ejeye, Efe Irele, Femi Branch, Mercy Aigbe, and Wunmi Toriola, each lending their talents to this gripping narrative.

With its compelling storyline and stellar cast, “Farmer’s Bride” is poised to make a significant impact on Nigeria’s cinematic landscape.

Key Background

Tobi Bakre is a multifaceted Nigerian figure recognized for his roles as an actor, model, host, compere, and photographer. He first captured the public’s attention as a finalist on the reality TV show “Big Brother Naija (season 3)” in 2018.

Since then, he has garnered further acclaim, notably winning the African Magic Viewers Choice Award for Best Actor in a Drama, Movie, or TV Series in 2023.



Tobi Bakre’s journey in the Nigerian film industry has been marked by his ability to embrace diverse roles across various genres. While he initially gained recognition for his dynamic performances in action-packed blockbusters like “Brotherhood” and “Gangs of Lagos,”

With his upcoming role in “Farmer’s Bride,” a period thriller set in 1980s Ibadan, Bakre demonstrates his commitment to exploring new territories in storytelling and continues to captivate audiences with his range and depth as an actor, solidifying his status as one of Nollywood’s most promising talents.

In Summary

No official date for Farmer’s Bride has been confirmed yet but the title is set to arrive in cinemas later this year

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