‘Beast of No Nation’ star, Abraham Attah is set to feature in Nigerian immigrant drama ‘Tasmanian Devil’.
Spirit Award-winner, whose credits include Netflix film Beasts of No Nation and Sony’s Spider-Man: Homecoming, will star in Tasmanian Devil, a feature debut from writer/director Solomon Onita, Jr. Adepero Oduye (Central Park Five and Pariah), Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine (The Chi, Queen of Katwe), and Kwesi Boakye (Claws, Flight) will also co-star in the coming of age tale.
The movie is scheduled to be shot in Dallas, Texas soon this year.
‘Tasmanian Devil’ tells the story of a 19-year-old Nigerian immigrant (Attah) who, after moving to the US, struggles to bond with his estranged father (Mwine) who abandoned him and his mother (Oduye), in Nigeria, to chase his own calling of becoming a missionary.
The up-coming movie would be produced by Tricia Woodgett of TigerEye Films.
It will also feature Benny Boom (All Eyez On Me) and Gerald Rawles (Next Day Air) as Executive Producers.