He plays a Harold Soyinka, a mild-mannered Nigerian-American businessman who finds himself in over his head after traveling to Mexico and becoming entangled with some shady colleagues, international mercenaries, drug lords and the DEA.
Crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal, Harold battles to survive his increasingly dangerous situation in ways that raise the question: Is he out of his depth – or two steps ahead?
Starring alongside Charlize Theron and Thandie Newton, the cartel comedy “Gringo” releases in theaters March 9th.
Watch director Nash Edgerton stars Charlize Theron and David Oyelowo introduce “Harold” in this short funny trailer below:
By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photo by Gunther Campine