Nigerian actress, Kemi Lala Akindoju has confirmed her latest international feature in Walt Disney’s yet-to-be released movie ‘Rise’.

The Nollywood star announced the good news on her official Instagram page as she revealed that veteran actress Joke Silva stars in the film.

According to Lala Akindoju, she also doubled as the film’s Nigerian casting director.

She shared a video and wrote;

“RISE @disneyplus Original movie based on the real life experiences of Milwaukee Bucks Star, Giannis Antetokounmpo and his family will Debut in 2022. Family. Dedication. Devotion.

So excited and honoured to have worked on this production in two capacities: Nigeria Casting & Acting”.

‘Rise’ which is directed by Akin Omotoso, and partly shot in Nigeria, follows the life and family of Milwaukee Bucks star, Giannis Antetokounmpo following his parents emigration from Nigeria to Greece.

Disney Studio confirmed on Thursday that the film would debut on its streamer Disney plus on a yet to be confirmed date in 2022.

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