Ghanaian rapper and film director, Blitz Bazawule also known as “Blitz The Ambassador” has confirmed his involvement of directing in two episodes of the upcoming African-American anthology series, “Cherish the Day” premiering on the Oprah Winfrey Network in February 2020.
Blitz who made the announcement via a post on his official Twitter;
2019 had many highlights but getting to direct the legendary Cicely Tyson on #CherishTheDay tops my list. Her grace and mastery of craft was awe inspiring. Can't wait for y'all to see this beautiful anthology series by @Ava Feb 2020. @OWNTV 🙏🏿 pic.twitter.com/Eu2NdKRAoz
— Blitz Bazawule (@BlitzAmbassador) December 28, 2019
The television series; “Cherish the Day,” which is set for February 2020 will document the ups and downs of a relationship between a single couple, capturing the every day and the extraordinary, with each episode spanning 24 hours.
Chapter One of the series stars Xosha Roquemore as Gently James and Alano Miller as Evan Fisher, a young couple who meet and fall in love in Los Angeles. The first season will span five years and unfold over eight episodes.
The legendary actress Cicely Tyson will join Roquemore and Miller as Miss Luma Lee Langston, a renowned star of stage and screen of decades past.
Following his popular film ‘The Burial of Kojo’ that debuted on Netflix, Blitz Bazawule made history as the first Ghanaian produced and directed film to be eligible for the 2020 Golden Globes Awards.
The 2018 drama film was set, written and directed by Blitz Bazawule and filmed entirely in Ghana. He also produced the film alongside Ghanaian actress Ama K. Abebrese and Kwaku Obeng.