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Lupita Nyong’o has been working toward this big birthday announcement since 2013, when she secured the rights to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel, Americanah.

On her 35th birthday, she announced the project, which will also star Danai Gurira, who had Luptia’s back throughout “Black Panther.”