Hollywood-based Nigerian Pascal Atuma is creating waves in Los Angeles with his newly wrapped up comedy flick LAPD African Cops, written and directed by him in continuation of his efforts to bridge the gap between Hollywood and Nollywood. This Hollywood production was produced by Dr. Oscar Atuma & Pascal Atuma, and co-produced by Ime Etuk.
The movie is a story of two Africans who came to America and joined the Los Angeles Police Department. They were commissioned and sent out to the streets of Los Angeles, instead of them using the LAPD rules and regulations to judge the American streets; they decided to judge the streets using African culture, norms and values.
There were several recognizable faces in the cast including: Vanessa Bell Calloway (Eddie Murphy’s Coming to America), Luenell Campbell (Borat), Dorien Wilson (The Parkers), Brian Hooks (Eve’s Show), Mari Morrow (One Life To Live), Jaszmin Lewis (Barbershop), Trina Mcgee (Friday After Next with Ice Cube), Bless Brown Vera (Sexy Boy In America), Tonya Lee Williams ( Young & Restless), Caryn Ward-Ross (The Game).
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LAPD AFRICAN COPS SYNOPSIS
LAPD AFRICAN COPS is a humorous and hilarious comedy based on a stereotypical behavioral reality. A story of two Africans who came to America and joined the Los Angeles Police Department. They were commissioned and sent out to the streets of Los Angeles, instead of them using the LAPD rules and regulations to judge the American streets; they decided to judge the streets using African culture, norms and values.
In this film, the African American’s cultural differences with Africa comes full circle, embracing the true African moral culture. This message tend to close the gap between African Americans and Africans, giving hope that the chains of the past will someday be broken, and then we will see each other as one. LAPD AFRICAN COPS is a film that will use comedy to deliver several messages for the betterment of the society at large. Be you American, Asian, African, British etc, there is a message for you in this film, and you will laugh till you drop while receiving the message. LAPD African Cops is a production of “THE ATUMA BROTHERS INTERNATIONAL -TABI” in association with “AFRICAN ENTERTAINMENT GROUP – AEG”
Produced By Dr. Oscar Atuma & Pascal Atuma
Co – Produced By Ime Etuk
Written & Directed By Pascal Atuma