Budding Ghanaian actor and television presenter James Timothy Gardner is set to star alongside Nollywood actress Mercy Johnson and Ghanaian actor Majid Michel in a Nigerian movie.
The movie will be filmed on location in Enugu State, Nigeria. It will be directed by ace Nigerian Film Director, Mike Jajah and will be Gardiner’s second movie with Mercy Johnson after acting alongside her in “It Is” which was shot on location in Ghana.
Commenting on this, James stated that he is glad his works has been recognized, considering the fact that this is his first international movie, he stresses that he is really looking forward to making an impression and explore the Nigerian Market as a new challenge. James has so far starred in more than eight movies locally including ‘The C.E.O’ alongside Nadia Buari and Nigerian actor Desmond Elliot.
Ghanaian actor Majid Michel, who will also feature in the same movie, said that with what James has achieved so far, he is very optimistic James will make an impression in Nigeria adding that he is glad another Ghanaian is making an entry into the Nigerian Market.
Whilst in Nigeria James will also attend the African Movie Academy Awards where he is expected to grace the red carpet and also interact with some Nollywood actors, producers and directors.
James Timothy Gardiner is a Bachelor of Arts degree holder from the University of Cape Coast where he started off as a presenter of a campus radio station Radio Valco, he also worked as a production intern at TV Africa and later joined the Multimedia Broadcasting Company where he presented the Joy entertainment news on Joy 99.7fm every weekday and the weekend R n B experience on Hitz 103.7fm.
He is currently an actor and also the presenter of the TYME OUT TV show which airs on TV3.