Quite a few movies that come around really tries to touch the audience’s heart and one such is coming our way is The Obituary of Tunde Johnson, which is basically a story of a Gay teenager who had trapped in a time loop and thinking of life and the ways to get off it. The film is trying to uphold many social issues as the subject of the film satisfy with it, the film seems to combine the real-world problems with the scientific part that is in form of the time loop in which the boy finds himself to be trapped.
The Obituary of Tunde, Johnson is directed by Ali LeRoi starring Steven Silver in the main lead role of the film is surely a film that will definitely be standing differently from others as the film has a strong plot and with it, the film is all set to woo the audience and the critics. The film has already been premiered in 2019 at Toronto International Film Festival and the film will be having a simultaneous release in theatres as well as on the online digital streaming platform at the same time.
The Obituary of Tunde Johnson – Cast & Plot Details
The Obituary of Tunde, Johnson has the following actors in the film:
- Steven Silver as Tunde Johnson
- Spencer Neville as Soren O’ Connor
- Nicola Peltz as Marley Meyers
- Joey Pollari as Charlie
- Christen Harper as Caroline
- Alessabdra Rosaldo as Dr Martinez
- Matt Bellows as Calvin
- Shoniqua Shandai as Keisha Rivera
- Sammi Rotibi as Ade Johnson
- Dior Allen as Marcus Harrison,
- Taylor Hannum as Frances
- Nefetari Spencer as Linda
The story of this film is about a wealthy American Nigerian teenage gay kid who had been shot dead by police but following his death he finds himself waking up and has been trapped in a time loop that never seems to end. It is only during this time the kid faces and confronts various challenges of his life and also gets to know many truths that he didn’t know when he was alive in the real world. The film has a variety of stories associated with the single person, various social issues are trying to be put up by the director of the film- The Obituary of Tunde Johnson and with it has been beautifully blending with the science fiction that is the incoming of the story of the time loop after he is shot dead by the police. After the premiere of this film, many people reacted very positively towards this film because the basic storyline is about a common boy, this situation may happen with any one of us and why is it happening is very well shown in this film.
The Obituary of Tunde Johnson – Release Date
Ali LeRoi film- The Obituary of Tunde Johnson has already been premiered in September at the Toronto International film festival; later due to the non-operational of the theatres worldwide due to the ongoing pandemic restriction had forced the makers of the film to postpone the release dates of the film. Now, as everything seems to be returning to normal makers are now set to go for a simultaneous release of The Obituary of Tunde Johnson. That is the film will be releasing in theatres as well as in the theatres on February 26, 2021. The Obituary of Tunde Johnson will be streaming on the online digital platform of Premium VOD by Wolfe, so you need to get a subscription to this platform in order to watch this awesome film.
Another interesting thing about the film is that the screenplay of the film is written by Stanley Kalu, who is still a University Student. Stanley is a film student studying at the University of Southern California and he was selected by Ali LeRoi, who was a judge of a screenwriting competition in which Stanley took part and there we got a great association leading to a great film- The Obituary of Tunde Johnson.