Half of a Yellow Sun Cast

  • Thandie Newton

    Thandiwe (later just Thandie) Newton was born in Zambia to a Zimbabwean mother and a British father. When she was young, political unrest in her native country caused her family to flee to England....

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  • Chiwetel Ejiofor

    Born in the Forest Gate section of London to Nigerian parents, Chiwetel Ejiofor began acting in school plays at the age of 13. He earned a scholarship to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art,...

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  • Anika Noni Rose

    Anika Noni Rose won the 2004 Tony Award for her role in Caroline, or Change, and was seen weekly as Grace Makutsi on HBO's The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency. On the big screen, Rose starred in the...

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  • Joseph Mawle

    Born in Oxford, Joseph Mawle grew up on a farm with his parents and two siblings. At a young age, Joseph was diagnosed as severely dyslexic and from the ages of 13 to 16 he went to a boarding school...

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  • John Boyega

    Born in London, England, John Boyega is the son of Nigerian parents. After appearing in a school play, he joined a theatre school for children aged nine to 14. He later studied performing arts at...

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Half of a Yellow Sun

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  111 min.
Release Date: October 3, 2014 - Montréal, Toronto - October 3, 2014 - Toronto, Montreal
DVD: January 20, 2015

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Cast: Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anika Noni Rose, Joseph Mawle, John Boyega