Black Panther star and Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o is set to star in a feature film of Comedian Trevor Noah’s memoir ‘Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood.’
The excited actress revealed in a tweet, expressing how much she loved the book.
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 host of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’ replied the actress with a tweet stating ‘I’m in Heaven’.
I'm in heaven! https://t.co/wLK81WsIoo
— Trevor Noah (@Trevornoah) February 22, 2018
Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood is an autobiographical comedy book written by the South African comedian Trevor Noah. The book has been on the bestseller list since its release and has won the James Thurber Prize for American Humor and two NAACP Image Awards.