Ghanaian hiplife legend Okyami Kwame and his son Sir Kwame Buta from Ghana are on the world stage. The father-son duo will star in Disney Plus’ Pentatonix: Around the World For The Holidays.
As already reported, the Christmas movie will premiere on December 2, 2022 on the international streaming platform Disney Plus.
Okyeame Kwame and his son adorn the rich, colorful kente cloths as they introduce Ashanti culture to the world in the Christmas movie. The trailer also includes scenes highlighting other Ghanaian cultures, including the famous Takoradi masked ball, with some scenes filmed at the famous Macula market.
The film is about Pentatonix, the world’s most famous acappella band, who lack inspiration for their annual holiday album. The group suffers a setback when their manager locks them in a magical mailbox. They soon roam the world discovering the holiday traditions of Pentatonix fans in Ghana, Japan, Mexico and beyond.
Produced by Done + Dusted and executive produced by Ashley Edens, David Jammy and Katy Mullan.
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