Popular Nigerian movie production house, Play Network studios has revealed that it has acquired the rights to remake one of Nollywood’s classic thriller, ‘Diamond Ring’.
Charles Okpaleke, Play Network boss, announced the production company’s latest acquisition on his Instagram page.
He revealed that this might be the last of the studios’ long list of classic remakes, sequels, and reboots.
“We’ve just acquired the intellectual property rights to this Nollywood classic “Diamond Ring”. This would be a Remake and not a Sequel,” Okpaleke wrote on Instagram.
“This might probably be the last movie under the ‘Play Network Nostalgic collection’. Coming soon to your screens,” the filmmaker added.
Following the production company’s acclaimed outing with the award-winning ‘Living In Bondage’ sequel in year 2019, it has acquired rights to a number of Nollywood classics such as Amaka Igwe’s ‘Rattlesnake’ and Zeb Ejiro’s ‘Nneka the Pretty Serpent’.
‘Diamond Ring’ was a Tade Ogidan classic released in 1998. The thriller starred Teju Babyface,Sola Sobowale, Richard Mofe Damijo, Liz Benson, Bukky Ajayi and Bimbo Akintola.
The movie follows the story of a university student who steals a diamond ring from a corpse whose ghost then embarks on a revenge mission.