Thandie Newton cast in film about Biafran War. Critics: she’s “bi-racial” and “not Igbo”

I’ve never been able to finish Chimamanda Adichie’s second novel, “Half of a Yellow Sun”–set during the Biafran War in the late 1960s– despite the fact that it won high praise from mainstream Western critics. See here, here and here. Anyway, by the time I might actually finish it, the film version will probably be in theaters. Continue reading