Ola Rotimi’s ‘The gods are not to blame’ for the big screen


One of Nollywood’s most anticipated movies ‘The Gods Are Still Not To Blame’ opens in the cinemas on April 19, 2013. The flick, a modern adaptation of the Greek Classic ‘Oedipus’ centers on destiny, love, betrayal, sacrilege and other issues. Produced by budding actress Funke Fayoyin and top cinematographer, Bryon Ene, it was shot in Nigeria, Cameroon and Cote d’ivoire. ‘The Gods Are Still Not To Blame’ has a stellar cast including Carol King, Bayo Alawiye, Seun Akindele, Iretiola Doyle, Gabriel Afolayan, Gloria Anozie-Young, Kareem Adepoju, Akin Lewis, Yemi Elebuibon, Dele Odule, Bukky Ajayi, Moji Olaiya, Nobert Young and Funsho Adeolu to mention a few.
Titled ‘The gods Are Still Not To Blame’, the movie tells the story of a queen mother (Carol King) who tries to save her new born baby from being killed as suggested by the diviner. The baby was discovered to have a bad destiny-to kill his father and marry his mother. Things however go awry when 28 years after, fate brings the child in contact with his destiny.

Culled from Ariya Today