Jay-Z is producing a feature film adaptation of Dwayne Alexander Smith’s novel Forty Acres for Netflix.
Published in 2014, the thriller novel is described as a cross between The Firm and Get Out. The plot follows a civil rights attorney who must fight for survival when he’s invited to join an elite Black organisation with a mind-blowing secret.
Cheo Hodari Coker (Luke Cage) is writing the script.
Words: Samantha McLaren (@themeatispeople)