Lupita Could Feature In Americanah Movie

  Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o has optioned the film rights to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel Americanah.   Earlier this year, Adichie hinted about something big she was working on with Nyong’o but didn’t divulge any of the details. In an interview with Arise TV, Adichie said Nyong’o read the novel, loved it and that she... Continue Reading →

Nigeria’s history problem needs the light from Half of a Yellow Sun. By Chibundu Onuzo

Half of a Yellow Sun, Biyi Bandele's new film adaption of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel, explores the effect of the Nigerian civil war on the lives of four characters. It is a subtle movie of a large war, intimate and revealing of the personal tragedies that took place from July 1967 to January 1970. As I watched those four... Continue Reading →

Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Wins Fiction Prize

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has won the National Book Critics Circle prize for fiction with "Americanah", which is a novel about race and identity.Adichie, whose other works include "Half of a Yellow Sun," was chosen over "The Goldfinch" author Donna Tartt and three other finalists.Sheri Fink's book on Hurricane Katrina, "Five Days at Memorial: Life and... Continue Reading →

Chimamanda Adichie: “Nobody can force me to change my surname”

Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie recently had a candid interview with the Sun Newspaper. In it, she discusses growing up, her parents’ influence on her career, wanting to be called a Miss instead of Mrs, Feminism and the beauty of Igbo language. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is the author of three award-winning novels, Purple Hibiscus (2003), Half of a... Continue Reading →

“HALF OF A YELLOW SUN” TRAILER

As reported earlier, Biyi Bandele's Half Of A Yellow Sun - a film adaptation of celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Orange Prize-winning novel of the same name - will make its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. The long-awaited, much-anticipated film adaptation, Bandele's feature film directorial debut, stars Thandie Newton, John Boyega, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anika Noni Rose, Joseph Mawle and Genevieve Nnaji.  Described as an epic love story, here's the official... Continue Reading →

Watch: First Clip From ‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’ Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor & Thandie Newton

Timed to coincide with the forthcoming release of "Americanah," the third novel from heavy-hitting Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the first look at the adaptation of her prize-winning second novel "Half of a Yellow Sun" has arrived, and a handsome fellow it is too.  Featuring Thandie Newton and a bearded and dreamy-as-ever Chiwetel Ejiofor, the story follows a couple whose romance takes place against the background of the... Continue Reading →

A Movie Adaptation Of ‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’ Yippppeeee

With great excitement, I await the adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel ‘HALF OF A YELLOW SUN’ The Novel which won the Orange prize for fiction in 2007 reflects the afterlife of the Biafra war in Nigeria and its citizens who were left to carry on with their lives. It is a novel which the... Continue Reading →

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