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Lupita and Brad Pitt to produce version of Americannah

Lupita and Brad Pitt to produce version of Americannah

Brad Pitt  and Lupita Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o, is teaming up with to produce the on – screen version of Americannah, a prize – winning novel by prominent Nigerian Writer and Author of Half of a Yellow Sun , Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie .
Nyong’o said , she was honored to be able to bring the book to life as a movie : “Page after page, i was struck by Ifemelu and obinze’s stories , whose experiences as African immigrants are so specific and also so imminently relatable . It is extremely thrilling to be able to tell truly international story full of love , humor and heart ”
It has been reported that Pitt’s Plan B production company has signed up his 12 Years A Slave co-star for the film. The film which will be funded by Pitt’s Plan B Production company.
” Americannah ” tells the story of a young Nigerian couple , ifemelu and obinze who leave their military – ruled country for the west . While the academically successful ifemelu travels to America , obinze on the otherhand leads a risky , undocumented life in London . Fifteen years later , they are able to reunite in a newly democratic Nigeria…

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