Jnr Pope AGN Threatens Legal Action Against Movie Producer

Less than two weeks after the tragic demise of popular Nollywood actor, Junior Pope and his co-crew members, who were involved in a boat accident and drowned on their way to a movie set on April 10, 2024, the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN has hinted at taking legal action against the movie producer, Adanma Luke and the Association of Movie Producers.

Africa Today News, New York reports that since the unfortunate incident was recorded, the movie industry has not only been thrown into a state of grief , but has also been divided on a way forward on the safety of actors on set with many blaming the producer of the film Pope was working on, “The Other Side Of Life,” produced by Adamma Luke.

AGN president, Emeka Rollas , who gave the hint, stated that Adanma Luke’s involvement in the incident is actionable.

Adanma was accused of carelessness after it was alleged that she failed to supply life jackets for her team. She refuted this accusation, stating that life jackets were provided but Junior Poe refused hers since it was filthy.

Adanma has also been suspended indefinitely by the Association of Movie Producers, AMP and Actors Guild.

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Meanwhile, supporting her friend, Nollywood actress, Uche Ogbodo , has come to defend the movie producer and her friend, stating that contrary to popular opinion, that Adanma Luke, the producer on whose movie set Junior Pope and three others died recently, is not “careless.”

Luke has been under fire following the death of actor Junior Pope and three others after their boat capsized on the Anam River in Anambra State while returning from the location of her movie, ‘The Other Side of Life.’

Many have described her as “careless” for not providing life jackets for her cast and crew.

However, during an exchange with fans on her Instagram page, Ogbodo insisted that Luke is not careless, stressing that “mistakes” happen even in Hollywood.

Africa Today News, New York

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