Strika of Beasts of No Nation Reveals He Was A Wee Addict Before Being Cast in the Movie

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Strika of ‘Beasts of No Nation’ fame has revealed that even before being cast in the movie, he was a weed smoker. According to the young actor, he has been engaged in smoking since he was quite young, before the age of 14. READ ALSO: I’m the Best Wife in the World – Fella Makafui … Read more

You Won’t Recognize Hollywood Star Abraham Attah Looking All Gangster In these PHOTOS

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Ghanaian Hollywood star Abraham Attah is growing into a man right before our very eyes and undergoing major changes as well. Far from the little boy who rose to fame in Beasts of No Nation, Attah is now becoming his own man. READ ALSO: Captain Smart Storms Angel FM In Kaba And Slit – Photo … Read more

Strika Finally Receives the Money He’s Been Complaining About After Lodging A Police Complaint – Now Ghc 40,000 Richer

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Two Ghanaian boys were the big stars of Netflix’s ‘Beasts of No Nation’, Abraham Attah, who played Agu, and Emmanuel Nii Adom Quaye, who played Strika and has subsequently been known by that name. However, whilst everything has gone smoothly for Attah, transitioning to Hollywood and now living a life of glamour, Strika has suffered … Read more

Abraham Attah Lands Role In Upcoming Hollywood Movie

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Abraham Attah has managed to land himself another Hollywood feature as most of our ‘big’ actors sit in Ghana and scratch their balls waiting for acting gigs that are just not there.

The young star, who shot to fame after starring in the Netflix production ‘Beasts of No Nation’ alongside Idris Elba, has been cast as the lead in an upcoming immigrant drama to be shot in Texas known as ‘Tasmanian Devil’.

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Head Of Cape Coast Montessori School Says Strika Ended Up On The Streets Because He's A Weed Smoker And Very Bad Academically

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The head of the Cape Coast Montessori School, where former Beasts of No Nation actor Emmanuel Nii Adom Quaye, more popularly known as Strika, had been enrolled before becoming a street kid, has spoken out about the current predicament of the young actor.
According to Kumi Bruce, who’s described as the manager of the school, , Strika was enrolled in the school but he run away for no reason and fell into truancy and deviancy.

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Abraham Attah Treats Me Like A Nobody Because He's Now In Hollywood– Strika Complains

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Abraham Attah and Strika in Beast of No Nation

According to Emmanuel Nii Adom Quaye, who appeared in Beasts of No Nation alongside Abraham Attah playing Strika the mute kid, Abraham Attah’s attitude towards him and the other kids who starred in the movie has changed in recent years.
Strika told GhanaCelebrities.Com in an exclusive interview that Attah now snubs him if he tries talking to him and whenever he responds, his attitude is far from the best.

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Strika Speaks And Reveals He Made $30,000 From Beasts Of No Nation But Never Had Proper Access To His Money Till Date

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GhanaCelebrities.Com reported this morning about the plight of Strika, the young actor who appeared in Beasts of No Nation alongside Abraham Attah.
Strika, despite acting in the internationally acclaimed movie, has fallen out of luck and is now back on the streets 3 years after the movie took him off the streets and supposedly changed his life.

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The Actor Who Played Strika — The Mute Kid In Beasts Of No Nation — Is Now A Beggar Whilst Abraham Attah Lives It Up In The U.S

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It speaks to the vagaries of life that two children both came out of nowhere to star in a movie and whilst one ends up an international movie star, the other is reduced to begging in the streets of Accra.
The kid who played Strika in the Beast of No Nations movie which launched Abraham Attah, Emmanuel Nii Adom Quaye, has ended up a beggar on the streets of Accra despite starring in an internationally acclaimed movie.

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'Beasts of No Nation' Movie Crew in Ghana to Shot Another Movie–And Parliament is Upset

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Abraham Attah and Idris Elba in ‘Beasts of No Nation’

The Netflix crew who shot the 2015 blockbuster ‘Beasts of No Nation’ are back in Ghana working on another movie – and it’s causing quite the stir.
Their filming led to the blockade of one of the roads leading into Parliament earlier this week and MP’s were furious about the blockade.

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Video: Strika Of ‘Beasts Of No Nation’ Fame Performs ‘Taking Over’ For Schoolmates

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Remember Strika, the actor from ‘Beasts of No Nations’ fame who shined alongside Abraham Attah? Looks like he might have a second career as a musician in his future.

Strika is currently schooling in Accra and was recently filmed performing for his school mates during an entertainment program.

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Award Winning Beasts Of No Nation On Track For Another Award With 2016 BET Awards Nomination

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Abraham Attah and Idris Elba in'Beasts of No Nation'
Abraham Attah and Idris Elba in ‘Beasts of No Nation’

The Netflix production that hosted Abraham Attah’s sensational acting debut continues to pile up the awards recognition, after the release of the nominees list for the 2016 BET awards saw another nod for the movie.
Beasts of No Nation has been nominated in the ‘Best Movie’ category for the 2016 Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards. The nomination adds to an impressive list of accolades already accrued by the Cary Fukunaga directed movie that spurred Attah to fame.

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Beasts Of No Nation Producers Taking Care Of Child Actors Post Shooting

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Beasts of No Nation has gotten back to the top of local news again after one of it’s actors, Kobina Amissah-Sam, described how he won his role ahead of John Dumelo and Jim Iyke.
Sam made the revelation as part of a longer discussion on Hitz Fm, where he talked about how Abraham Attah seems to be the only who have gained all the fame from the movie, although many other good actors also appeared on it.

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Ghana Movie Awards 2015: Check Out The Full List of Winners

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  The Ghana Movie Awards 2015 took place Wednesday night (December 30) at the International Conference Centre in Accra. As ever, your favourite celebrities site, GhanaCelebrities.com was ever-reliable – providing you minutes by minutes live updates from the GMAs. Beasts of No Nation, which was heavily criticized for its nomintions, won almost all the awards including … Read more

Abraham Attah Wins Black Film Critics Circle Rising Star Award

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Abraham Attah

Abraham Attah played a gripping role as a increasingly desensitised child soldier in this year’s critically acclaimed ‘Beasts of No Nation’, and from that first award at the Venice Film Festival, the recognition keeps coming in.

Since winning the Marcello Mastroianni’s Best Young Actor award at the 2015 Venice Film Festival, the awards and nominations have been flowing in for the young actor.

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CHRIS-VINCENT Writes: Beasts of No Nation’s Nominations in the 2015 Ghana Movie Awards | Technically Right But Tactically Unfair

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Beasts of No Nation

The organisers of the annual Ghana Movie Awards which aims to award excellence in Ghana’s struggling movie industry released their nomination list for the 2015 edition yesterday—opening a wormhole of social media criticisms, mostly from leading industry persons.

Even before the nominations, actress/producer-Yvonne Nelson had taken an uncomfortable position, saying, it would be wrong if the organisers nominate Netflix’s latest movie-Beasts of No Nation to compete with the local Ghanaian movies.

Yvonne Nelson grounded her objection in budget—arguing that, ‘Beasts of No Nation’ was shot on about 6 million dollars budget, an amount which if we sum up the budget of all the movies shot in Ghana this year would still be far greater than them.

For the first time in a long time, I somewhat agree with Yvonne Nelson’s objection of Beasts of No Nation’s inclusion in the 2015 Ghana Movie Awards, albeit I disapprove of this based on different set of arguments.

I’ve followed ‘Beasts of No Nation’ from the time it was shot in Ghana to today—my blog (GhanaCelebrities.Com) was the platform the ‘production’ house contacted to address a disagreement certain key industry players had with them when they visited Ghana for the shoot.

And I’ve reviewed the movie; so I am well aware of its excellence and weakness—and I’ve taken part in the various conversations surrounding the supposition that the movie perpetuates Hollywood’s unfair perception of Africa as a jungle full of ‘sadistic killers’.

There’s no squabble about the fact that ‘Beasts of No Nation’ is not a Ghanaian movie—but it has strong ties with Ghana. The confusion surrounding ‘Beasts of No Nation’ goes beyond this argument: its Oscars’ fate is shaky based on the fact that the movie broke Oscar’s 90 days exclusivity release rule when it was released on Netflix.

But this is a conversation for a different time. All I am trying to say at this stage is that, ‘Beasts of No Nation’ cuts across industries and it adopted mixed release strategies, making it difficult to place it in a single well defined box. There is also the issue of where the movie belongs; Hollywood, Independent or not.

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‘Beasts of No Nation’ Should Not Be Nominated For Ghana Movie Awards – Yvonne Nelson

Actress Yvonne Nelson says it will be totally unfair for ‘Beasts of No Nation’ to receive a nomination at the upcoming Ghana Movie Awards. Even though the Idris Elba-featured has been submitted for the hotly-anticipated award show, Yvonne, 30, has stated that the movie does not qualify for nomination because of its foreign production. “It’s … Read more

Shatta Wale Reveals he Was Paid For The Use Of His Song In ‘Beasts Of No Nation’

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Shatta Wale

Somehow we know the right thing in this country, but no one seems interested in actually doing it.

The use of songs in movies is something you cannot get away from. However, there are rules governing the use of someone’s artistic and intellectual property that our industry has no interest in following. A lot of the time you even see them using foreign tracks in their movies.

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TRAILER: ‘Beasts of No Nation’ Starring Idris Elba, Ama K. Abebrese, Abraham Attah & Others + Ama K’s Extra-O Humility

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Beasts of No Nation

Ghanaian actress-Ama K. Abebrese is that one actress we always knew will hit the bigger screens—before most of her colleagues despite having joined the industry a little late. And it is because of her seriousness as an actress, her great talent, her humility and desire to learn.

Starring in a movie will Idris Elba, the man tipped to be the next James Bond is a great achievement for any West African actor—and we know certain people who wouldn’t have given us any breathing space on social media if they had achieved this. But Ama K. Abebrese has remained humble about her achievement…

The official trailer of this movie ‘Beasts of No Nation’ has been released and as Netflix announced earlier this year, the movie “will open in select cinemas in the US and on its streaming platform for the rest of the world”

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GONE INTERNATIONAL: Idris Elba’s ‘Beasts of No Nation’ Featuring Ama K Abebrese & Others to Premiere on Netflix

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Beast of No Nation

Actress-Ama K. Abebrese and some Ghanaians who played cameo in Idris Elba’s movie-Beast of No Nation which was partly shot in Ghana will appear on Netflix—the movie will be premiered on the platform and at selected theatres in the United States.

According to DigitalSpy, Netlfix announced on March 3 that Beasts of No Nation “will open in select cinemas in the US and on its streaming platform for the rest of the world later this year.”

Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos announced the deal, saying, “Beasts of No Nation is a powerful film that unfolds beautifully in the hands of director Cary Fukunaga, with Idris Elba delivering a career-defining performance.

We are so proud to bring a film of this calibre exclusively to Netflix members around the world at the same time as it appears in select theaters.”

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