According to Variety, the Indie film is based on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel Americanah. Oyelowo and Nyong’o will play two young Nigerians that emigrate to the USA and face a “lifetime of struggle while their relationship endures.”
Brad Pitt’s production company Plan B will back the actress up as the production company for the film. They are still looking for a director and writer for the project.
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