Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o is a woman of many talents. Case in point her success with her debut picture book ‘Sulwe.’
A New York Times bestseller, the 2019 release shares a powerful narrative about colorism, self-esteem, and learning that true beauty comes from within.
Now a musical adaptation is heading to Netflix.
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A statement from the streamer read:
We’re so excited to announce SULWE, the animated musical, is coming to Netflix! Based off of Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o’s New York Times bestselling book, SULWE tells the story of a young girl born “the color of midnight” who learns to embrace her inner and outer beauty.”
“Sulwe is going to be an animated movie!! Thank you to the readers of all ages who have joined #Sulwe on her starry ride. I’m so excited for this next adventure on @Netflix!”
More power to her!