For all of our readers who are Nnedi Okorafor fans today brings big news. According to The Hollywood Reporter, “Media Res is bringing author Nnedi Okorafor’s award-winning book Binti to the screen.
Hulu has handed out a script order for an adaptation of the three-part, African futuristic novella.
The recipient of the prestigious Hugo and Nebula awards for best novella, Binti is set in a technologically and socially advanced future. It tells the story of a brilliant and rebellious young woman who is destined to lead her community in Africa. But when she’s admitted to the most prestigious academy in the galaxy, she chooses a different path and, rejecting her family’s wishes, leaves her community behind in favor of the starry skies. “
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