Ghanaian actor, Abraham Attah has been named as a lead character in a new movie ‘Ade’s Journey.’
Based on true life events, the movie tells the story of a West African boy’s perilous 6000 mile walk from Africa to Europe along the migrant route in search of soccer stardom at a top Premiership football club. It is set against a backdrop of migration, human trafficking and football.
Budgeted at 5 million Dollars, it also stars Hakeem Kae-Kazim (Hotel Rwanda, Black Sails), Isaach de Bankole (Casino Royale, Black Panther), and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Suicide Squad).
Ade’s Journey has received the support of FIFA, the Premier League, UNICEF, UNHCR and other bodies who are hoping to help stop child migration in football circles and around the world.
It was written by celebrated screenwriter and producer, Brendan Foley, and will be directed by Obi Emelonye.
Renowned Producer, Bob Mahoney, Screen Nation Pictures and The Nollywood Factory are producers. Veteran British Director and Producer, Peter Macdonald is the Executive Producer of the movie.