Idris Elba To Feature In A New Movie Based On A Nigerian Novel

Onyeka Ibeanusi  | Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 1181 Total Views


British actor Idris Elba is set to feature in a new movie title 'Beast Of No Nation' based on a novel written by the son of Nigeria's finance minister Uzodinma Iweala.

Idris Elba born to a Ghanaian mother and Sierra leonean father will be in Ghana to shoot some scenes for the movie.

The movie is about a young boy Agu, who, when civil war engulfs his West African country is forced to join a unit of mercenary fighters.

Faced with the death of his father and disappearance of his mother and sister, Agu befriends a mute boy named Strika and together they face the crimes and hardships of war.