Former President of United States Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama are cherishing life after White House. The former first couple is engaged in venture like film production and book writing.
After the success of their first documentary ‘American Factory’. The documentary is about a Chinese billionaire who opens a glass factory in Ohio. It examines the disconnection between the employer and the worker. The movie also talks about important issues like the rights of worker, automation taking away jobs and many more core issues facing the American worker.
The film was a success and went on winning the precious Academy Award for the best documentary feature.
However, with one award already in the bag, the couple’s production house is in talks for another project.
The Higher ground production house owned by Obama’s is teaming up with Russo Brothers for an upcoming movie “Exit West”.
Exit West is based on a novel written by Pakistani author Moshin Hamid. Moreover, President Obama is a big fan of the novel himself. In 2017, the book featured in one of his best reads of the year.
Further, The story begins with a young couple Saeed and Nadie fleeing their home country during the Civil war. The couple then embarkS on a journey looking for a safe-haven but are constantly struggling to find a place where they take refuge peacefully.
However, The search for the star cast is still on-going with Actor Riz Ahmed the only confirmation for the lead role.