Hollywood-based Nigerian actress, Yvonne Orji bags first feature film

Posted on September 08 2017 , at 06:52 pm
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  • She will also feature in an Oprah Winfrey and David Oyelowo film.

Yvonne Orji

Nigerian-American actress, Yvonne Orji is the latest to join the cast of Night School, setting her on her way to appearing in her first feature.

The 33-year-old Orji is known for her role as Molly in HBO series, Insecure.

From Will Packer and Malcolm D. LeeNight School is based on a story by Hart, who is also starring along with Girls Trip standout Tiffany Haddish. It has a release date set for Friday, September 28, 2018.

Packer will produce for his Will Packer Productions alongside Hart, who will produce via his Hartbeat Productions banner.

In addition to Night School and Insecure, the Port Harcourt-born Yvonne Orji will also feature in Oprah Winfrey and David Oyelowo‘s First Gen which she will be doing some writing on as well as the lead character Joanna, a first generation Nigerian-American who has a career in medicine but leaves it for stand-up comedy.

This post first appeared on TNS.

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