Ghanaian international child actor, Abraham Attah, has landed his first major movie in the year 2019.
The “Beasts of No Nation” star actor has been listed for a Nigerian drama film on immigrants titled “Tasmanian Devil”.
The Spirit Award-winner, who starred in Sony’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming” movie, 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, which will shoot some time this year in Dallas, Texas.
The timely story follows 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.
When he finds acceptance in his process of joining a college fraternity, its challenged by his strict and religious father, leaving him searching for his own moral ground.
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Tricia Woodgett of TigerEye Films is producing the project, while Benny Boom (All Eyez On Me) and Gerald Rawles (Next Day Air) will serve as executive producers.
Abraham Attah got his big break in the movie industry when he played “Agu” in war movie, “Beast of no Nation”.
The actor received many international awards for his role. He is also the ambassador for the NPP government’s flagship program, Free Senior High School which has started in earnest.
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