Lupita Nyong'o To Play Trevor Noah's Mother In Movie

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Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o has signed on to play Trevor Noah's mother in Born a Crime, the film adaptation of Noah's autobiography. 

Page Six reports:

The book was published by Spiegel & Grau in 2016 and has won the James Thurber Prize for American Humor and two NAACP Image Awards. Noah focuses on growing up in post-apartheid South Africa as the son of a white father and black mother who had trouble fitting in.

The book also provides details about his mother, Patricia, who grew up in a hut with 14 occupants and took her son to three churches every Sunday, a prayer meeting on Tuesday, Bible study on Wednesday, and youth church on Thursday.