Scores of actors and activists have over the years been raising concerns about diversity in Hollywood. But looking at the demographics of films being produced now, we may soon experience an improvement. Apart from the presence of some black youngsters who are already charming people with their talents, Africans are also seeing the rise of their own in Hollywood.
This week, a 7-year-old Nigerian comedienne Emmanuella Samuel landed a role in a Disney Hollywood movie. Others who made it from Africa are Lupita Nyong’o, Abraham Attah from Ghana and many others.
Here are some other child stars in Africa who also deserve to be featured in Hollywood movies.