jim-iykeProducers of John Kiriamiti’s flick, My Life in Crime, have changed their stance on Nigerian actor Jim Iyke’s role.

Late last month, it was reported that the Popular Nollywood star had been dropped from the cast due to budget cuts. Iyke had been cast as the lead character, Jack Zollo.

However, according to a press statement from Kirina Production’s CEO, Janet Kirina, “The films production is picking up steam and will be shot later this year in various locations within Kenya and feature a multitude of talent from around the world including award winning actors Nigerian star Jim Iyke and Kenya’s own Janet Kirina in the lead roles”

Kirina said, “We are pleased to have a very talented cast and crew in place and we look forward to giving the audience our very best.”

Jim Iyke through his management had this to say: “Jim is very excited to begin filming and working closely with the talented Kenyan team.”