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The UK Premiere of ‘Half Of A Yellow Sun‘ took place in London at Odeon Streatham on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. The event was attended by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the Nigerian writer that wrote the book for the movie.

Dressed in a red long lacy gown with neatly packed braided hair and a red lipstick to go with it, Chimamanda was looking every bit ready to steal the red carpet.

Apart from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, members of the movie cast were also present at the event. The likes of Chiwetel Ejiofor from ‘12 Years a Slave‘ and his model girlfriend Sari Mercer. In ‘Half of a Yellow Sun ‘, the British-Nigerian actor played the role of “Odenigbo”. He’s expected to be in Nigeria soon;

Joseph Mawle, Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, John Boyega and Babou Ceesay at the UK Premiere of ‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’ at Odeon Streatham on April 8, 2014, in London, England.

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Thandie Newton who plays Olanna in the adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‘s bestseller made her first red carpet appearance since welcoming her son 5 weeks ago. The 41-year-old actress showed off her post-baby body in a Little Black Dress. She complemented it with a dark-blue clutch bag and golden shoes.

In one of the photos Chiwetel Ejiofor and ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ co-cast, Thandie Newton.

Other people that were attendance are Biyi Bandele – the director, John Boyega – Ugwu, Joseph Mawle, and producer, Andrea Calderwood.

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