Genevieve Nnaji and Idris Elba, Wura
Nigerian stars turned up for Idris Elba’s Beast of No Nation premier in Lagos.
Idris Elba was in Lagos, Nigeria, last night for the premier of his latest movie, Beast of No Nation. A lot of A-list Nigerian celebrities were in attendance alongside the book’s author, Uzodinma Iweala.
Guest at the premier, which was held in Silverbird cinemas in Lagos, included D’banj, Genevieve Nanji, Eku Edewor, Uru Eke, Osas Ajibade, Gbenro Ajibade, and Nse Ikpe Etim. Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance and mother of the author, Okonjo Iweala, and the CEO of Silverbird group, Ben Murray Bruce was also in attendance.
Beast of No Nation is based on a book of the same name by Uzodinma Iweala which tells a story of a young boy whose life is changed by a horrific war. The movie was shot in Ghana and stars the British actor, Idris Elba, alongside Ama K. Abebrese, Abraham Attah, Grace Nortey, David Dontoh, and Opeyemi Fagbohungbe. The movie was produced and directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga.
See photos from the premier below.
Genevieve Nnaji on the red carpet Wura
Osas and Gbenro Ajibade Wura
Nollywood actress, Uru Eke. Wura
Okonjo Iweala and Genevieve