Lupita Nyong’o Teams With Netflix For Musical Adaptation Of Her Best-Selling Book ‘Sulwe’

Published: Thursday 18th Feb 2021 by Sam

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. 

Full story below…

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.”

Nyong’o added:

“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!”

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More power to her!

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  1. 🍭marilyn monh-O-E🍭(💫Perfectly Splendid✨) February 18, 2021

    The cartoon is pretty scary… it will deff give little kids nightmares🤳🏿🤳🏿🤳🏿

  2. Fancy BISH 💎 February 18, 2021

    They both look ugly.

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