Lupita Nyong’o to Star in Trevor Noah’s Memoir ‘Born a Crime’


Deadline reported, Lupita Nyong’o is set to star in Born a Crime. It’s the film adaptation of Trevor Noah’s autobiography titled Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood.

Nyong’o will play Patricia, who is Noah’s mom. She’ll have a significant part in his son’s life. She was shot in the head by his stepfather, but survived.

Trevor will serve as a producer through his production Ark Angel with the help of Mainstay Entertainment and Nyong’o. 

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood is a bestseller book that has won several accolades.