The Ghanaian Movie Industry is set to witness a new dawn as more creative minds are showcasing their artistic works in the production of intriguing films.
InGenius Africa with GRC Concepts will in August 2022, release a masterpiece titled, Coffee Shop.
The serial will be aired on Joy Prime; your number one channel providing viewers with an exciting blend of entertainment
The series written by Gilbert Ramy Carrey, captures 30-minute snapshots of the machinations and fun at a cosmopolitan Coffee Shop and how it feeds into the struggles and evolution of a high school graduate, who has made it his second home as he looks to chase his dream of becoming a renowned novelist.
With a teenage star, the serial will appeal to the youth, but it would also have a mass viewership because it is set in a Coffee Shop where people across the age strata interact.
The characters as listed make a nice blend.
Below are behind the scenes pictures in the making of the incredible serial, Coffee Shop:
The Coffee Shop provides a respite from the hustle and bustle, it entertains a lot of transient visitors and a core of regulars in good measure including the challenged but idealist teenager who is found in the milieu, writing a book.
Jacob is an ambitious young man, challenged by unfavourable domestic circumstances. His father is killed in a car accident which leaves his beloved older sister paralysed from the waist and is bedridden.
Taller than average and athletic, Jacob begins the series with a short, clean and kempt haircut. He is the son of Frimpomaa. He is smart, courteous, hardworking and has an impressive grasp of the English language.
His goal is to be a great author renowned the world over. His writing serves as an escape route, an outlet for his frustrations and a window to the world around him. Jacob is writing a novel titled The Patriot. He only drinks hot cocoa, made in Ghana.
Ashorkor Appiah is another character to look out for in the series. A regular at the café, she is always very well put together, classy, well coiffured and tastefully dressed, with a penchant for high-heeled shoes and anklet.
Now and then, a male customer would go chat her up, irrespective of her often dismissive attitude. She always has a wide smile for Jacob though.
Jacob’s mother is long-suffering but optimistic despite the problems sent her way throughout the story and maintains a strong belief in her morals.
Unbending, the single mother carries her many burdens with stoic and dignity, with the unshaken belief that all will be well one day.
Other characters are Malik Shabazz who works at the cafe as a barista, Christopher aka Savior, Kwaku Anan aka Goldfinger, Jane and Chibuzo.
Coffee Shop is written by 22-year-old Gilbert Ramy Carrey, a Level 300 student of the National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI) and directed by Kwame Boadi, director of Suncity and other television productions.