‘Americanah’ Not Moving Forward After Lupita Nyong’o’s Departure

‘Americanah’ Not Moving Forward After Lupita Nyong’o’s Departure

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The limited series Americanah, based on the novel of the same name by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, will no longer be going forward due to Lupita Nyong’o leaving the project.     Although this was a longtime project of Nyong’o’s, the oscar winner had to drop out due to scheduling issues. The adaptation was slated for a ten-episode, straight-to series order on HBO Max last year. It had already been fully cast, but the outbreak of Coronavirus shut production down in March. These delays had jumbled the schedules of the stars involved, eventually leading to Nyong’o dropping out. Nyong’o was also going …

The Most Influential YA Books Of All Time

The Most Influential YA Books Of All Time

YA literature has become one of the most popular book genres for many years, and it’s no secret why. YA literature often deals with topics such as sexuality, coming of age, friendship, race and LGBTQ+; many of these topics were taboo to discuss openly a few decades ago. So not only is the targeted demographic utilizing these novels to gain insight on the most confusing years of their life, but adults are also enjoying the extremely relatable content. There is no shame in being an adult and loving YA novels; there are some amazing books out there! So on World …

10 Most Savage Quotes From ‘The Princess Bride’

10 Most Savage Quotes From ‘The Princess Bride’

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On this day in the distant year of 1973, The Princess Bride was published. If you haven’t read the book, you most likely watched the iconic movie that came to in 1987. And if you haven’t seen the movie where have you been? It’s filled with sword fights, magic, revenge, princesses and a handsome swash buckling hero. The characters in The Princess Bride were savage and no movie today can rival the writing of this dialogue.   Image via Community Media Center   1. Inigo Montoya: My name is Inigo Montoya, you killed my father. Prepare to die!   2. …

Margot Robbie Produces Thrilling  Adaptation of ‘Barbed Wire Heart’

Margot Robbie Produces Thrilling Adaptation of ‘Barbed Wire Heart’

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Tess Sharpe’s novel Barbed Wire Heart is becoming a film, and it sounds like it’s going be intense!    Image via Amazon   Deadline reports that a thriller drama based on Tess Sharpe’s novel, to which Warner Bros. has recently bought the rights, is in production. The story follows sixteen-year-old Harley McKenna who must fight against the rival drug gang that killed her mother, stand up to her father and care for the abused women in a shelter she has created, while her drug dealing, killer father prepares her daughter to take on the business. The film will be produced by  Margot Robbie, and Dan Lin, and the script will be adapted by WestWorld writer, Carly …