BY SHAMAN MOMOH
British-born Nigerian actor John Boyega is set to star in the screen adaptation of Dave Egger‘s novel, The Circle.
According to Deadline, the Half of a Yellow Sun actor will feature alongside Tom Hanks and Emma Watson. He is expected to play the role of Ty, the “boy-wonder visionary” of internet company, The Circle, who will develop a relationship with Watson’s character.
Tom Hanks will also produce, along with Gary Goetzman and Anthony Bregman while Ponsoldt will direct.
The Circle is a 2013 novel which chronicles tech worker Mae Holland as she joins a powerful internet company.