David Oyelowo to star in 'Americanah' adaptation

British actor David Oyelowo will star opposite Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o in the film adaptation of critically-acclaimed romance novel 'Americanah'.

David Oyelowo to star in 'Americanah' adaptation

Los Angeles: British actor David Oyelowo will star opposite Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o in the film adaptation of critically-acclaimed romance novel 'Americanah'.

The Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie book is about two young Nigerian immigrants whose love endures despite hardships, reported Variety.

Oyelowo, 38, has landed a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor for his role as US civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr in historical drama film 'Selma'. 

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