Atwood says that her artistic side was always nurtured, particularly by her two grandmothers. Above are Atwood's sketches for characters from the Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.
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Queen of Katwe was filmed in English, but that isn't Madina Nalwanga's first language. "She worked extremely hard," co-star Lupita Nyong'o says, "and I think her discipline as a dancer came in very handy."
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