Celebrated writer Chimamanda Adichie hosted Hollywood star, Lupita Nyong’o at a lavish reception in Lagos and everyone in the creative industry was there. Chimamanda and Lupita twinned in the Tiffany pant set from Nigerian designer @imadeduso in shades of green and purple, respectively.
The Hollywood star is the lead actress and also executive producer (alongside Danai Gurira) for the screen adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‘s best-selling book “Americanah“. The aim of the private event was to introduce Lupita to friends, family and members of the Nigerian creative community.
The 10-episode series will star Lupita Nyong’o, Zackary Momoh, Uzo Aduba and Corey Hawkins, while Danai Gurira will serve as showrunner, and writer, Chinonye Chukwu will direct the first two episodes.