Americanah has been cancelled earlier than filming had even begun. The restricted sequence had its forged able to go when the pandemic shut down all manufacturing in Hollywood and around the globe. The drama is an adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s best-selling novel of the identical title.
Lupita Nyong’o was set to star and government produce the drama however needed to pull out of the undertaking as a result of she now has a scheduling battle. Danai Gurira was set to function showrunner and wrote the script for the pilot. The HBO Max drama acquired a 10-episode straight-to-series order final yr.
Deadline revealed extra concerning the plot of Americanah:
“Americanah tells the epic story of Ifemelu (Nyong’o), a younger, stunning, confident girl raised in Nigeria, who as a young person falls in love along with her classmate Obinze. Dwelling in a military-ruled nation, they every depart for the west, with Ifemelu heading for America, the place, regardless of her educational success, she is compelled to grapple for the primary time with what it means to be black. Quiet, considerate Obinze had hoped to hitch her, however with post-9/11 America closed to him, he as an alternative plunges right into a harmful undocumented life in London.”
Uzo Aduba, Corey Hawkins, Zackary Momoh, and Tireni Oyenusi have been additionally part of the forged.
What do you think? Had been you planning to take a look at Americanah on HBO Max? Are you stunned it has been cancelled?