Formula X revolves around the life of a young successful scientist (Frank) who discovers a vaccine for the HIV Virus. In his quest to make a huge international sale of the patented drug, a rival company uses a paid criminal (Juma) to get this formula that contains vital information about this vaccine. The film shows a twist between his secret relationship with his secretary (Lisa) and his struggle to protect his business empire from the world of organized crime while at the same time sustain a marriage with his wife (Cindy) which is falling apart.
Formula X features notable cameos by local celebrities such as Eric Wainaina, Karma, Gich Boy, Nonini, and Chris Kirubi among other surprises. They are superbly cast to play their roles and take this movie told in a nonlinear fashion to new heights in Kenyan cinema. The soundtrack will be released along with the movie through SoulChild records. It features the larger than life theme song for the movie titled "Salvation" that was beautifully crafted and performed by Kanjii. Some new tracks from Lady B as well as dynamic compositions such as "Kilio" by Jogg C/Gospel Fathaz, "Too Far From Home" by Eric Wainaina that have also proven to be hits. The movie is a co-production between Light Media and Serengeti Studio.