The drama unfolding in Zimbabwe has the world’s rapt attention, as it should. For one, the 93-year-old despot, Robert Mugabe, just got unseated from his throne recently, through a bloodless coup. Although, it must be said that the jury is out on how long that status quo will be maintained, considering the fact that Mugabe refuses to resign.
You and I know that these juicy events make a movie plot irresistible to Hollywood. And you also know the movie will be riddled with alternative facts and African accents that don’t exist to suit their narrative. Author of Born of A Tuesday Elnathan John has gone ahead of Hollywood. Here’s his script:
depressingly true…& I'll still watch it to witness Forest's epic naps as Mugabe
— Shaki (@shakitoni) November 17, 2017
Pls no role for Morgan Freeman?
— Mu'aadh ohi (@thebroker007) November 17, 2017
Let's not forget that Soweto gospel choir/ Ladysmith black mabazo sound track though.. Backing the up the amazingly talented Elle Goulding of course (it is still an African film!)
— craig munyaka (@tcmunyaka) November 17, 2017
— balakrishna (@neredi) November 18, 2017
Just forwarded this to Harvey Weinstein. He would have gotten Miramax to do this but, as you know, he is going to…
— whatacountry (@ehyibezim) November 17, 2017