David Oyelowo, Amma Asante & Rosamund Pike Are Filming ‘A United Kingdom’ in Botswana
Principal photography has begun on Amma Asante‘s follow-up to last year’s critically-acclaimed “Belle,” titled “A United Kingdom,” which is scheduled to film in Botswana and London for about 2 months. David Oyelowo stars, playing yet another notable real-life human being in Seretse Khama – Botswana’s first president from 1966-80 – with Rosamund Pike co-starring, playing Ruth Williams, the young white woman who would eventually become his wife, and the inaugural First Lady of Botswana. The film’s focus will be on the relationship between the couple. The pair met in 1947 and eventually made headline news all over the world, »
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The full story about these star-crossed lovers may be read on this blog!