Thu 22 Feb 2018, 08:24
Oscar winning actress Lupita Nyong'o will star as Trevor Noah's mom in the movie adaptation of his book.
Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood is Trevor Noah's autobiography about growing up after apartheid in SA.
Lupita and Trevor shared the news that Lupita would be playing his mom, Patricia, in his upcoming movie adaption of the book with the title Born A Crime.
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Watch Lupita and Trevor as she visits him on The Daily Show on Friday 23 February at 21:30 on Comedy Central. Also available to stream on DStv Now.
When I read @Trevornoah's "Born A Crime," I could not put the book down. Excited to announce that I will be starring in and producing its feature film adaptation! #BornACrimehttps://t.co/v4AfGe23P5 pic.twitter.com/QvrsETIEAc— Lupita Nyong'o (@Lupita_Nyongo) February 21, 2018
Trevor Noah is a comedian, writer, TV host and political commentator. He is the host of The Daily Show since 2015. He had a cute response:
The book details his childhood of him growing up as a light skinned boy was troublesome and also having parents of different races at that time with his mom being an African and his dad a German.
The book has also been awarded the James Thurber Prize for American Humor and two NAACP Image Awards. It’s also a #1 New York Times bestseller.