Nigerian bestselling author, Chimamanda Adichie, and British-Nigerian award-winning actor, Chiwetel Ejiofor, were among celebrities at an intimate tea reception in honour of American media mogul, Oprah Winfrey.
The reception was organised by the editor in chief of British Vogue Magazine, Edward Enninful to celebrate Oprah’s role in Disney film ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ at the Connaught Hotel, in London.
Adichie and Ejiofor worked together in 2013 when Ejiofor starred as ‘Odenigbo’ in the film version of Adichie’s bestselling book ‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’.
The two were spotted among other high profile guests including ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ director Ava DuVernay, Idris Elba, Steve McQueen, Reese Witherspoon and ‘Game of Thrones’ star Gwendoline Christie.
A Wrinkle in Time is an American science fantasy adventure film directed by Ava DuVernay from a screenplay by Jennifer Lee and based on the 1962 novel of the same name by Madeleine L’Engle.
The movie stars American stars including Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Peña, Storm Reid and others.
The movie raked in over 33 million dollars at its opening weekend, coming second after ‘Black Panther’ which was also produced by the same company.
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