Chief Daddy is a 2018 Nigerian comedy drama film directed by Niyi Akinmolayan, written by Bode Asiyanbi and produced by Mosunmola Abudu and Temidayo Abudu, which was released in December 2018. It starred popular Nollywood actors and actresses Funke Akindele Bello, Kate Henshaw, Nkem Owoh, Joke Silva, Patience Ozokwor, Richard Mofe Damijo and Racheal Oniga.
|Directed by||Niyi Akinmolayan|
|Story by||Bode Asiyanbi|
|Produced by||Temidayo Abudu|
|Cinematography||Muhammad Atta Ahmed|
|Edited by||Victoria Akujobi|
|Distributed by||EbonyLife Films |
|Box office||N387.5 million |
Chief Daddy is about a billionaire industrialist, Chief Beecroft, who serves as a benefactor to a large extended family of relatives, household staff and mistresses. He dies suddenly and his will creates a saga amongst his extended families.
- Bisola Aiyeola as Chef Simbi
- Dakore Egbuson-Akande as Remi Castle
- Funke Akindele as Tinu Beecroft
- Zainab Balogun as Ireti Beecroft
- Shaffy Bello as Nike Wiiliams
- Chioma Omeruah as Chuchu
- Ini Edo as Ekanem
- Ihuoma Linda Ejiofor-Suleiman as Justina
- Falz as Femi Beecroft
- Mawuli Gavor as Damilare Kofi Mensah
- Kate Henshaw as Teni Beecroft
- Lepacious Bose as Madam Tasty
- Richard Mofe-Damijo as Tega Castle
- M.I. Abaga as Mr. X
- Beverly Naya as Adaora
- Chinedu Ani as Joro D
- Taiwo Obileye as Chief Daddy
- Rachel Oniga as Aunty Ajoke
- Beverly Osu as Sandra Bello
- Nkem Owoh as Shoffa Donatus
- Patience Ozokwor as Madam Pat
- Joke Silva as Lady Kay Beecroft
- Demi Banwo as Mr. Barnabas
- Kayode Freeman as Dr. Bada
- Ayo Lijadu as Prelate Malachi
- Nicole Ofoegbu as Dame Esther
- Uti Nwachukwu as Dare Edwards
- Solomon Bryan as Kasali.
Premiere and releaseEdit
Chief Daddy was released in Nigeria on December 14, 2018 and in the Netherlands on March 15, 2019 via Netflix. The film was premiered at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos, with over 40 Nollywood movie stars in attendance including Olu Jacobs, Joke Silva and Richard Mofe Damijo.
Company credits and distributorsEdit
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