The “Black Panther” dream team of Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira are reuniting on HBO Max.
The pair’s planned adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel “Americanah” has earned a straight-to-series order at the upcoming streaming service, Variety reports.
An Oscar winner for “12 Years a Slave,” Nyong’o will star as Ifemelu in the series, which will “Americanah” will be her first regular TV role. Gurira will write the pilot and work as showrunner. Continue reading on THE WEEK IN WOMEN