Idris Elba Books Lead Role In Cary Fukunaga’s Adaptation Of ‘Beasts of No Nation’ | Shadow and Act

Idris Elba

After starring as Nelson Mandela in the upcoming Long Walk To Freedom, Idris Elba will be heading back to the continent (Africa) to star in Cary Fukunaga’s film adaptation of Nigeria author Uzodinma Iweala’s bestselling debut novel Beasts of No Nation.

Red Crown Productions will produce the film adaptation which follows the journey of a young boy, who is forced to join a group of soldiers in an unnamed West African country. His fledgling childhood brutally shattered by the war raging through his unnamed West African country, the boy finds himself simultaneously fascinated and revolted by the mechanics of war.

via Idris Elba Books Lead Role In Cary Fukunaga’s Adaptation Of ‘Beasts of No Nation’ | Shadow and Act.

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