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Nyong'o, Pitt Team On "Americanah"

By Garth Franklin Thursday June 5th 2014 05:00PM
Nyong'o, Pitt Team On "Americanah"

"12 Years a Slave" stars Lupita Nyong'o and Brad Pitt are set to re-team for a film adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel "Americanah".

Pitt's Plan B production company, which produced 'Slave', has acquired the film rights to the noval. Pitt will produce while Nyong'o will produce and star.

2013 National Book Critics Circle Award winner follows a romance between two young Nigerians, a love that spans continents, visas, phone cards and breakups.

At the same time it explores the cruelties and the humor of both the modern immigrant experience and the difficulty of finding your way home.

Source: Screen

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