The movie First Gen was produced alongside with Oprah Winfrey, American Talk Show Host, Actress and Author. The 30 minutes Comedy centered on the personal experience of Yvonne Orji, a Nigerian American Actress and Comedian. So, First Gen is about a young Nigerian immigrant in America who is torn between satisfying her parents’ cultural standards and blending into the American lifestyle.
Yvonne Orji came to spotlight through the television series "Insecure" which earned her a Prime time Emmy Award nomination in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. She has also featured in other movies such as Night School, Momma I Made It, A black lady Sketch show amongst others.
David Oyelowo has featured in several movies like Selma where he acted as Martin Luther King Jr, Queen of Katwe where he acted as the Chess Coach to mention a few.
We congratulate both David Oyelowo and Yvonne Orji on this land mark achievement in their careers.