A decade ago, Kumawood actor, Alex Kofi Adu aka Agya Koo was the most popular actor on Ghanaian screens. He was the main character that helped raise the Ghanaian movie industry when it was flooded with Nigerian Movies.
Years down the line, Agya Koo has been neglected. There have been several speculations as to why the greatest comic actor Ghana has ever known was neglected by the movie producers.
Well, Alex Kofi Adu has revealed why he was sabotaged not only by movie producers but directors and movie distributors as well.
According to him, it was because he refused to go nakked in a scene during the shoot of one of his popular movies, “Komfo Anokye” that the movie makers go upset and decided not to cast him again. He made these revelations when the Ministry of creative Arts held an event to launch Agya Koo Tv app to showcase Agya Koo movies. He said:
“Some people planned to bring my brand down. It was some producers and crew members who sat down to do that. They warned other producers to forgo featuring me in movies otherwise they would not market it,” Agya Koo revealed.
“People planned against me. They were mostly crew members and producers in the industry. They claimed they will never market my movies. People planned. I was Okomfo Anokye and was supposed to bath in a river. The actor added
“I was supposed to go n*ked for the scene but I rejected because the movie was going to educate people so I didn’t want to do that. I told them it was not professional.”
“Besides Otumfuo Osei Tutu II had already told me to help stop the act. I had been keen against p*rnography in the industry. Why would people hate me for that?”, he questioned