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Netflix nabs eco-drama 'The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind'

Saqib Shah
Netflix nabs eco-drama 'The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind'

Continuing its spurt of newcontent announcements, Netflix has snagged the global rights to Chiwetel Ejiofor's directorial debut, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. An adaptation of the eponymous best-seller by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer, itself based on a true story, the film follows 13-year-old protagonist William (played by newcomer Maxwell Simba).