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Lupita Nyong'o Will Star In the Film Adaptation of Trevor Noah's 'Born A Crime: Stories From A South African Childhood'

Nyong'o will play Trevor Noah's mother Patricia Noah in the upcoming film based on his best-selling autobiography.

Following a stellar performance as Nakia in Black Panther Lupita Nyong'o will star in an upcoming film adaptation of Trevor Noah's best-selling autobiography, Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood.

According to Deadline, Nyong'o will play Noah's mother Patricia Noah who played a unique and pivotal role in her son's upbringing. She was shot in the head by Noah's stepfather in 2009, but survived.


Noah is producing the project, and Nyong'o has also signed on as one of its executive producers.

Released in 2016, Born a Crime garnered critical acclaim and won several awards including the James Thurber Prize for American Humor as well as two NAACP Image Awards.

No word yet on when the film will be released, but we have much more to look forward to from the actor in the meantime. She'll produce and star in a series, written by Black Panther co-star Danai Gurira, based on Chimamanda Adichie's Americanah. She's also slated to star in upcoming Australian zombie comedy Little Monsters, reports Shadow and Act.

More Lupita on our screens? Yes please and thank you.

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