THRONE MAIN CHARACTERS PROFILES & DREAM CAST
Born a bastard. Redeemed a king.
Jaffe Joffer: (James Earl Jones) 87-year-old Retired King of Zamunda. Father to King Akeem of Zamunda. He vehemently denies fathering Ajeem. However, a former Royal Bather, named Orchid Mandela, claims “sexual misconduct” from decades ago. She insists “JJ” is her son’s biological father.
Orchid Mandela: (Diahann Carroll) 82-year-old Mother of Ajeem. Abayomi’s paternal grandmother. Former personal Royal Bather to Retired King Jaffe Joffer. Very ill she faces death. On her near death-bed, she reveals to her son the real identity of his father. Retired King Jaffe Joffer. She was exiled soon after the king impregnated her.
Ajeem: (CD Newton) A 50-year-old man who has spent most of his life in charlatan activities. Father to daughter Abayomi from a previous mixed relationship. Puerto Rican ex-wife, Besos. On his mother’s near-death bed, he discovers he’s the bastard son, of retired King Jaffe Joffer. Ajeem now demands the throne.
Abayomi: (Jena Frumes) The 25-year-old bi-racial daughter of Ajeem and Besos. Talented, beautiful and bright. Most of her adult life she has been partner-in-crime to her father’s unscrupulous money-making schemes. (Mega-Preacher, Motivational Speaker, Pay-to-play-Ball-Room Contest, Pyramid schemes, etc.)
Besos: (Roselyn Sanchez) The age-defying 48-year-old is the esteemed Secretary of State for Puerto Rico. Also, Ajeem’s ex-wife and Abayomi’s mother. They met during college. She loves her daughter. For obvious reasons despises her unethical father. Until now. With Ajeem’s new found royal heritage, Besos seeks to rekindle the union. All while eyeing the prospect of being Africa’s first Latino Queen.
Timmi: (Arsenio Hall) 55-year-old King Designate of LiNahla (Simmi’s Twin Brother from Coming to America) For 20-years he has served as appointed King of this wealthy Zamundan territory. LiNahla’s claim to fame is its inexhaustible oil fields and diamond mines. King Timmi is a renowned narcissist and egomaniac. He constantly flaunts his perceived achievements and merits via social media. The people under his rule have a very low standard of living. However, he and his wife live a very opulent lifestyle. King Timmi despises Zamunda Today and ZNN as “fake news.” His pet expression, “LiNahla first and the world last.”
Garcelle: (Garcelle Beauvais) 50-year-old Queen Garcelle was a former non-verbal Rose-Bearer (Coming to America) Despite modest palace beginnings, she is just as indifferent to the people of LiNahla. News of possible legitimate heirs replacing her and King Timmi makes her furious. Through craft and cunning, she is determined to remain in power and on the throne.
Giselle: (Nicole Murphy or Elise Neal) Also a former Rose-Bearer, but now Zamunda’s National Security Adviser and head of Secret Service. She is an intelligent, beautiful and athletic middle-aged woman who never married. Quite the adept States Person. Her focus is to protect the wealthy African land’s interests. Including its territory LiNahla. Giselle also possesses a Masters Degree in Psychology. African legend has it, she is the covert leader of the famed NWP (Nubian Warrior Princesses).
THRONE All Rights Reserved. Copyright with US Library of Congress. By Charles D. Newton
Domestic Box Office: Est. $500 million
Goals: Box Office Franchise. Cable TV Spin-off.
Pitch: Coming to America meets Black Panther.
Themes: Redemption. Power. Family.
Sir Newton Motion Pictures