I bring you the good news that Nigeria’s most expensive film at the moment Half of a Yellow Sun has found distributors, according to Tambay A. Obenson of Shadow and Act, international sales have been brisk, as the sales company representing the film, Metro International Entertainment, reported that it has sold UK, Australia, Canada and New Zealand rights to the Biafran War film, an adaptation of famous author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Orange Prize-winning novel of the same title. Metro said that it is currently fielding "multiple offers" from USA distributors and finally we have the first official movie posters of Half of a Yellow Sun!
- Thandie Newton as Olanna
- Chiwetel Ejiofor as Odenigbo
- Onyeka Onwenu as Odenigbo's Mother
- Anika Noni Rose as Kainene
- Joseph Mawle as Richard
- Hakeem Kae-Kazim as Captain DUTSE
- John Boyega as Ugwu
- Rob David as Redhead Charles
- Babou Ceesay as Okeoma
- O. C. Ukeje as Aniekwena
- Genevieve Nnaji as Ms Adebayo
- Wale Ojo
- Tina Mba
- Zack Orji
So much has been written and published on Nollywood, our Nollywood, the phenomenal Nigerian film industry producing thousands of home videos telling stories of Nigerians from the past to the present and has caught the attention of the rest of the world to say WOW! African magic?
Did you know that Ivorian rebels in the bush stopped fighting when a
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shipment of Nollywood DVDs arrived from Lagos?
Did you know that Zambian mothers said that their children now talk with
accents copied from Nollywood movies?
Did you know that when the President of Sierra Leone asked Genevieve
Nnaji to join him on the campaign trail he attracted record crowds at
rallies, because of her?
Yes, Nollywood is our African magic that has hooked the world.
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