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Get ready as #BLackPanther co-stars Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira bring Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's book to the small screen.

In 2014 Lupita announced that she had acquired rights to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's award-winning novel, Americanah movie now it's been said that it will be a mini series written by #BlackPanther co-star Danai. 

Watch Danai in The Walking Dead Tuesdays at 21:00 on FOX. Also available on DStv Now. 

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Americanah which is based on follows a couple Ifemelu and Obinze's story of love and challenges they face as immigrants.

David Oyelowo is set to star opposite Lupita  in the miniseries as the two lovebirds.  Americanah was selected as one of the 10 Best Books of 2013 by the editors of the New York Times Book Review, also winning the 2013 National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. David and Lupita have also starred in Queen of Katwe together. 

Danai was also really into reading the book like two years ago:

 

 


This will be third time where Lupita and Danai work together after they worked together on Gurira's Eclipse, a role which got Lupita her first Tony nomination and Black Panther.