Toyin Abraham’s new movie, ‘The Ghost and the Tout’, which debut in the cinemas on May 11 has made over N30 million in its one week of release, an incredible feat considering stiff competition from Avengers and Deadpool.
The movie which is a joint venture of Toyin Abraham (née Aimakhu) and Samuel Olatunji, has witnessed multiple sold-out viewings in Lagos, Benin, Ibadan, Enugu, Akure and several other cinemas across the country.
The movie which tells the story of Isila (Toyin Abraham), a young woman from the ghetto who encounters a ghost in need of her help to communicate with the people he left behind. Only her can see the ghost. At the ghost’s request, she becomes tangled in solving a murder mystery and her life takes an interesting turn. The story was told in the most hilarious way.
The roll-call of actors in the movie include Racheal Okonkwo, Lasisi Elenu, Femi Adebayo, Sambasa Nzeribe, Josh2funny, Chioma Akpotha, Bobrisky, Dele Odule, Chiwetalu Agwu and others.
Speaking on the development, Abraham encouraged Nigerians to make the movie their Children’s Day and Democracy Day choice.
“It would be my pleasure to see many people make ‘The Ghost and the Tout’ their Children’s Day and Democracy Day movie choice,” she said.
“The reception has been amazing really and I am grateful for all the love people have shown me in different states. I am nothing without my fans. They are the reason for Toyin Abraham.”