Magazine article Screen International

'Black Panther', 'Veep' Actors Wrap Boko Haram Thriller 'Rise' (Exclusive)

Magazine article Screen International

'Black Panther', 'Veep' Actors Wrap Boko Haram Thriller 'Rise' (Exclusive)

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FIlm is being produced by US outfits Defiant and Kodiak with German company Telepool.

Black Panther actress Sasha Morfaw, Heroes actor Jimmy Jean-Louis, and Veep actress Sufe Bradshaw have wrapped shooting on Maritte Go’s Rise, an English-language thriller about Nigerian terror group Boko Haram.

The film follows an 18 year-old Nigerian princess (Morfaw) who allows herself to be kidnapped by Boko Haram in an attempt to save her younger sister. She eventually goes head-to-head with the group’s dangerous and calculating leader (Jean-Louis). Sydelle Noel (Glow) and Peter Mensah (300) also star. The film shot in Los Angeles and Ghana. …

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