Chimamanda Ngozi-Adichie's bestselling novel, 'Half of a Yellow Sun' which won the 2007 orange prize award for best fiction will be adapted into a movie by march 2012.
The masterpiece explores the effect of the Biafran war on the relationship between political figures, a Professor, a British Citizen and a houseboy.
To be directed by renowned Nigerian Playwright Biyi Bandele. The cast include international actress, Thandie Newton, Dominic Cooper, Chiwetel Ejiofor and so on.
Expenses will howéver be bankrolled by ace producers Andrea Calderwood ("The Last King of Scotland," "Generation Kill") and Gail Egan ("Happy-Go-Lucky," "The Constant Gardener").
We understand professionals are being employed to act in the movie but will they be able to speak Igbo language fluently? Let's keep our fingers crossed and see who acts what role.