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Chiwetel Ejiofor's next move

10 April 2014 Last updated at 11:37 BST

Chiwetel Ejiofor became the toast of Hollywood after his performance in the Oscar-winning 12 Years A Slave.

Now he is moving on from the career defining role of Solomon Northup, to star in the adaptation of the novel Half of A Yellow Sun.

The BBC's Brenda Emmanus caught up with the actor, who says he never thought he would end up in the movies.

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