The first trailer of “half of a yellow Sun”, the adaptation of a novel written by Nigeria’s Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie of the same name has been released by the producers.
The film stars Thandie Newton, a renowned Hollywood actress who has acted in other blockbusters like “2012” and “Mission Impossible II” alongside British born Nigerian actor, Chiwetel Ejiofor (“American Gangstar”, “2012” and Salt).
Both stars played leading roles in “2012”.
The film, which was set in Nigeria in the sixties during the Civil War does not have a release date yet but will be shown at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.
Here is a clip of the film: