Black Panther Co-cast, Lupita Nyong’s and Danai Guirra are enjoying the overwhelming achievement of the movie. But, both stars are not resting on that glory alone as they are busy preparing to get back to set to work on another project.
This time, it will be on concrete follow up on the announcement made by Lupita about four years ago on the adaptation of the love story – ‘Americanah’ by Nigerian Feminist author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie into miniseries. Chimamanda won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 2013 with the book.
‘Americanah’ is a written documentation of the love between Ifemelu and Obinze. They departed military-ruled Nigeria for the West, in search of greener pastures. Ifemelu’s battle to survive in America began as a black woman in the midst of people who sees her differently. Obinze on the other hand, is faced with obstacle prevented him from joining her, Rather, he travelled to London. But fate brought them together about 15 years later and they rekindle they love again.
Danai Guirra has worked with Lupita on few project already including her story ‘Eclipsed’ which featured Lupita. And, then, Black Panther. She will be writing the script for the new adaption. Therefore, we expecting another success from them.
While we wait for the miniseries, you can start reading ‘Americanah’ by purchasing it from these online stores below.
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