‘Heart & Soul’ – Obi Emelonye’s New TV Series Set For Africa Magic Premiere

‘Heart & Soul’ – Obi Emelonye's New TV Series Set For Africa Magic Premiere

‘Heart & Soul’ is a medico-spiritual TV series shot by renowned filmmaker Obi Emelonye. The series is set to premiere on Africa Magic in less than two weeks from now. The director whose credits include, The Mirror Boy, Last Flight To Abuja, The Messenger, had the backing of the Lagos State government on this project.

The TV series was shot under The Obi Emelonye Foundation’s ‘50-50 Legacy’ project, an initiative to offer budding talents in Nigeria the opportunity to join the film and television industry.

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Filled with intrigues and suspense, ‘Heart and Soul’ is a typical medical drama comparable to ER, Grey’s Anatomy and Scrubs. ‘Heart & Soul’ features Nollywood star, Anthony Monjaro alongside Adekola Amoo and Phoenix Ezendu. Many new but talented acts selected from film workshops by the ’50-50 Legacy’ initiative of The Obi Emelonye Foundation also feature in the series.

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‘Heart & Soul’ features Nollywood star, Anthony Monjaro alongside Adekola Amoo, Phoenix Ezenduand many new but talented acts who were selected from the film workshops by the ’50-50 Legacy’ initiative of The Obi Emelonye Foundation.

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Synopsis:

Dr. Sydney has just returned from New York to join the medical team at a rather ‘hitech’ but inundated Lagos State University Hospital in Ikeja. Dr. Sydney also discovers that for a people whose beliefs are steeped in pervasive spiritualism, there’s more to every sickness and indeed every cure that can be diagnosed or explained through medical science. The odd stories and ailments from his many patients drain him physically and challenge his faith in God and medicine. However, he has to find new friends in this hostile Lagos environment and maybe he can also find time from playing God to love again.

The series was written, directed and produced by Obi Emelonye.

Watch the teaser below.

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