Based on a novel by Uzodinma Iweala, the story centers on a young boy named Agu. After facing the death of his father and disappearance of his mother and sister, he is forced to join a unit of mercenary fighters during a civil war in West Africa. He finds a friend in a mute boy named Strika and they team to face the hardships of the civil war. Idris Elba is playing the lead role of the Commander.
No production schedule has been released.