The unpublished science fiction novel by fledgling writer Femi Fadugba “The Upper World” has interested Netflix – the streamer will release a full-length film adaptation. One of the main roles in the future film will be played by Daniel Kaluuya. The horror star of “Get Out” will also be a producer.
The book starts in London today and then unfolds in several time layers. In the center of the plot is a hero named Esso, who, having found himself in a situation that threatens his life, discovers in himself the gift of being in the world, from where he opens the way to both the future and the past.
In 2035, the heroine named Ria goes to football practice and does not suspect that she is about to meet a stranger desperate for her help – only she can prevent the fatal shot that sounded 15 years ago.
The actor was born on 8 May 1989 in London, England, the UK, to a family of immigrants from Uganda. The future actor was educated at St. Aloisia Men’s College, North London.
In addition to working in films, Daniel also plays in the theater (for example, there were performances at the Royal Court Theater).
Daniel Kaluuya appeared on the screens for the first time in 2006. He began his career with cameo roles. In 2009, Kaluuya received the prestigious Laurence Olivier Theater Award for Outstanding Stage Performance. His debut role in the theater was the play Oxford Street.
In 2010, he starred in Roy Williams’ Sucker Punch on the stage of the Royal National Theater in London and again received rave reviews from critics for his performance and also won a number of awards – Evening Standard, The Circle Theater.
Kaluuya is known to the viewer for his roles in the films Agent Johnny English (2011), Welcome to the Trap (2012), the TV series Ghosts (2011), and Babylon (2014).
In January 2017, the world premiere of the American horror film Get Out took place. For his performance in this film, the actor was awarded warm reviews from critics, as well as numerous awards including BAFTA and Golden Globe nominations, SAG Award and Critic’s Choice Award for Best Actor.