Daniel Kaluuya is all set to star in Netflix ‘The Upper World’. It is a science-fiction drama and adaptation of the new and upcoming novel with the same name. The author of the novel is Femi Fadugba and it will be published in mid 2021 by Penguin U.K. and HarperCollins U.S. Fadugba will executive produce the movie while Daniel Kaluuya and Eric Newman will be the producers.
The Upper World features Esso, a man with supernatural powers. He has been stuck in a lethal feud when he discovers and unleashes his powers. His gift gives him access to a different world where he can see both, future and past. Apart from Esso, the story follows Rhia, in 2035. Her simple ordinary day is changed upside down when a man asks her stop a bullet fired more than a decade ago.
The Upper World is the first book in the series and the number of books in the series is not decided yet. It was Newman, who brought the project to Netflix. Fadugba is well accomplished in quantum physics and will use his expertise in his stories as well.
Daniel Kaluuya is repped by Management 369 and CAA. He will also be seen in ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ by Warner Bros. very soon.