By Courtney | Shadow and Act March 7, 2014 at 5:02PM
If you're in the UK, congrats because Biyi Bandele's Half Of A Yellow Sun - a film adaptation of celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Orange Prize-winning novel of the same name - will open in UK theaters a month from now, on April 11, while the rest of the world waits in anticipation to see it.
For USA audiences, Monterey Media picked it up to release this summer, although they haven't set an exact date yet.
Biyi Bandele's feature film directorial debut, stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton, John Boyega, Anika Noni Rose, Joseph Mawle and Genevieve Nnaji, in a drama that weaves together the lives of four people swept up in the turbulence of civil war, with a newly independent 1960s Nigeria as the backdrop.
Produced by Bafta award-winner Andrea Calderwood (The Last King of Scotland) and Gail Ega (The Constant Gardner), the film is a British/Nigerian co-production and was shot at Tinapa Film Studio in Nigeria and in the UK.
I'd expect Monterey Media to cut and release a new trailer for the film for USA audiences before it's released here in the States. But in the meantime, here's the UK release trailer with all-new footage. And underneath, you'll find a first release poster: