Showmax, an online streaming platform on Friday showcased its original drama series “Flawsome” in Lagos.
Flawsome screening, which was held at The Alliance Française in Lagos, had in attendance, the director, Tola Odunsi, alongside cast members Enado Odigie, Bisola Aiyeola, Sharon Ooja, Gabriel Afolayan, Iretiola Doyle, Baaj Adebule, Shine Rosman, Shawn Faqua.
The screening was part of activities for the 11th Africa International Film Festival, AFRIFF, hosted by media personality, Victoria Eze, popularly known as “Miz Vick”.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Flawsome follows the lives of four women: Ifeyinwa (Bisola Aiyeola), Ramat (Ini Dima-Okojie), Ivie (Sharon Ooja) and Dolapo (Enado Odigie), as they navigate their personal and professional lives bound by the flawed, yet unbreakable ties they share.
They work hard, scheme, fall in and out of love and nurture dreams both big and small.
As their individual circumstances shift, one thing remains constant: their loyalty to one another and their devotion to the hustle.
Earlier, the Director, Tola Odunsi, said, “I feel lost for words, I am happy that everyone is finally seeing this beautiful work we have released.
“Women face several challenges in life, and we wanted to tell a deeper story that explored these issues”.
During the Question and Answer session, the leading ladies of Flawsome – Enado Odigie, Bisola Aiyeola and Sharon Ooja, revealed that being on set together was great.
Aiyeola said:” More than once, they discussed scenes that were so intense that they cried afterwards.
“No one has the formula to life, and friendship is what keeps the women of Flawsome going.
“It is very important for people to have close-knit friendships from which they draw inspiration and go through life with”
Explaining the deep bond they share, Ooja, who plays the character Ivie, said: “Flawsome showed us that you could have amazing friendships and have a close circle that will genuinely support you without judgement.
“I filmed with two of my best friends, and it was amazing, like Bisola said, having each other’s support was everything”.
Speaking about her character, Odigie said, “Dolapo is very protective of the people she loves, and everyone deserves a friend like her”
When asked what his thoughts were when he read the script, another cast member, Gabriel Afolayan said, “The story was attractive and seeing that it was a Showmax original piqued my interest as I wanted to see what the platform had to offer.
“I am very impressed with the final body of work”.
The first episode of Flawsome is currently streaming on Showmax, with new episodes every Thursday.
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