The Producers of Nigeria’s blockbuster movie “The Wedding Party 2-Destination Dubai,” said the movie has made over N73 million on its opening weekend.
The movie was released in cinemas across the country on Friday, December 15.
This feat is now the highest ever in the Nigerian Box Office, breaking the N36 million record set by the first part of the movie, ‘The Wedding Party 1″ on its opening weekend last year.
Mo Abudu, Chief Executive of Ebony Studios, one of the producers of the movie, made the success of the sequel known on her Instagram page, saying last year they realised N36 million on “The Wedding Party 1” for opening weekend.
She explained that they have doubled the figure.
Nigerian movie lovers have been expecting this sequel to the inter-tribal-marriage-themed movie, which recently translated to the real life marriage of its main characters Dunni (Adesua Etomi) and Dozie (Banky W).
Besides the original movie’s main cast, other Nollywood stars including Patience Ozokwor (Mama G), Omoni Oboli and ace comedians Seyi Law and Chigurl are also featured in the sequel.
The original cast includes Banky W, Adesuwa Etomi, Daniella Down, Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD), Sola Sobowale and Ali Baba.
Others are, Ireti Doyle, Enyinna Nwigwe, Beverly Naya and Somkele Idhalama, among others.