Nollywood Veteran Returns: Bukky Wright Leads Action-Packed “Red Circle”


A long-awaited return graces Nollywood’s silver screen as veteran actress Bukky Wright steps back into the spotlight for Rixel Studios’ upcoming action thriller, “Red Circle.” Wright’s decade-long hiatus from acting comes to an end in this highly anticipated film, adding another layer of intrigue to a project already brimming with excitement.

Directed by AMVCA nominee Akay Mason (“Elevator Baby,” “Day of Destiny”), “Red Circle” boasts a captivating ensemble cast. Award-winning rapper Ruggedman joins Wright, bringing his signature stage presence to the big screen. The film also features a blend of established names like Femi Branch and Lateef Adedimeji alongside rising stars such as Timini Egbuson and Tobi Bakre. This dynamic mix of talent promises a thrilling cinematic experience, with each actor contributing a unique energy to the narrative.

Plot details remain shrouded in secrecy, but the studio promises an “unforgettable viewing experience” rich in suspense and action.1 Written by AMVCA nominee Abdul Tijani-Ahmed (known for his work on the acclaimed series “Skinny Girl in Transit”), “Red Circle” is poised to be a landmark project, blending established veterans with fresh faces and a creative team with a proven track record.

Nora Awolowo, co-producer of the film alongside Tijani-Ahmed, highlights the significance of Wright’s return. “Red Circle” serves as the perfect platform for Wright’s comeback, offering her a chance to showcase her enduring talent and charisma to a new generation of moviegoers.

With a captivating cast, a seasoned creative team, and the promise of edge-of-your-seat action, “Red Circle” is shaping up to be a must-watch for fans of Nollywood and the action genre alike. The film’s release date is yet to be announced, but anticipation continues to build as audiences eagerly await Wright’s triumphant return.


Detola Jones
Shamz Garuba
Morgan Nwamba
Folu Storms
Inem King
Rachael Emem Isaac
Bukky Wright
Debo ‘Mr Macaroni’ Adedayo
William Benson
Taye Arimoro
Tobi Bakre
Timini Egbuson
Mike Afolarin
Lizzy Jay
Femi BranchIbrahim Suleiman
Omowunmi Dada
Patrick Diabuah
Lateef Adedimeji
Ibrahim Suleiman
Omowunmi Dada
Patrick Diabuah
Lateef Adedimeji

  1. Bukky Wright returns to Nollywood with ‘Red Circle’,” The Nation Newspaper ↩︎