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Nigerian-British Actor Susan Wokoma Joins Star-Studded Cast In 'Enola Holmes' Adaptation

Susan Wokoma has been making serious career moves this year.

2019 is the year of Susan Wokoma. The Nigerian-British actor and BAFTA Breakthrough Brit has had huge opportunities lined up for her after viewers took note of her talent on Chewing Gum.


Wokoma is set to join the stacked cast in a film adaptation based on Nancy Springer's series, The Enola Holmes Mysteries, Deadline reports. The books chronicle the ventures of Sherlock and Mycroft Holmes' younger sister, Enola—who's characterized to be just as much of a talented detective as her older siblings.

Directed by Harry Bradbeer, written by Jack Thorne and produced by Legendary, Wokoma will be working with Millie Bobby Brown, Henry Cavill, Helena Bonham Carter, Sam Claflin, Fiona Shaw and Adeel Akhtar.

Wokoma also has more exciting projects in the works: she's currently writing her feature film debt, Three Weeksa rom-com about abortion—as well as becoming a series regular in CBS' new comedy pilot, Super Simple Love Story.

She continues to be one to watch and we're here for it.

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The ‘Coming 2 America’ Original Motion Picture Soundtrack & ‘The Rhythm Of Zamunda’ Are Out Now

Featuring Tiwa Savage, Tekno, Larry Gaaga, Alpha P, Davido and many more.

It has been more than 30 years since the premiere of the beloved classic comedy Coming to America. Its highly anticipated sequel promises to be greater than its predecessor. The film will be accompanied with two albums—Coming 2 America original motion picture soundtrack and Rhythms of Zamunda, whose tracklist is inspired by the movie. Both albums, which are currently available on all major streaming platforms, feature African music royalty Tiwa Savage, Tekno, Larry Gaaga and Alpha P, who joined a select group of artists from around the continent to produce these tracklists.

Still blazing charts after the success of his debut album Old Romance, Tekno has a growing list of impressive collaborations with artists like Davido, Drake, Beyonce, to name a few. The singer does not have not one, but two of his hit songs featured; "Waka Waka" is featured on the official soundtrack and "Skeletun" on Rhythms of Zamunda.

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