Ghana Jollof, the first Showmax Original comedy-drama in West Africa, is now available on Showmax exclusively.
The show follows Jasper (AMVCA winner Funnybone) and Romanus (AMAA nominee Akah Nnani), two young Nigerians who go to Ghana to “jollof.”
Jasper and Romanus first meet at the University of Lagos in the first episode. They’re joined by Nnamdi (Uzor Arukwe, who played dreaded criminal leader Knight in Sugar Rush) and Kweku (Ghana’s popular telenovela Dede’s James Gardiner).
Check out these gifs from the first episode: https://giphy.com/showmax/ghana-jollof
We learn that Romanus is a hustler, while Jasper’s entire family is “very intelligent.” Nnamdi enjoys flexing, and Kweku, a Ghanaian, has his sights set on a girl. Friendships are formed and bonds are forged.
Basketmouth, Nigeria’s king of comedy, produces Ghana Jollof, which stars comedian/actor Buchi, AMAA nominee Joselyn Dumas, leading comedienne Jacinta Ocansey, Mawuli Gavor (Chief Daddy), popular reality star Portia Freelove, model and actress Brihanna Kinte, veteran actor Jackson Albert Davies (Beasts of No Nation), actress Korkor Oyeba Mensah, and multiple-a
“I’ve always wanted to create something that would be a cooperation between Nigeria and Ghana, and Ghana Jollof is a realization of that goal,” Basketmouth said of the show. I can’t wait for the fans to see what we’ve come up with.”
Diji Aderogba, an AMVCA nominee whose debut feature film About A Boy received the Audience Choice Award at Nollywood Film Week in Paris, France, directed Ghana Jollof.
Ghana Jollof has 13 episodes to watch, with new episodes released every Friday, and it is available to stream in Africa and the United Kingdom.
Watch the trailer: https://youtu.be/hzB7beUvJLs