Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Made Directorial Debut ‘Farming’ So He Could Sleep At Night – Toronto Studio

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While there are many reasons for an artist to strike out with their feature directorial debut, Farming’s Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje had one that was extremely personal and expressly his own. “The genesis was literally trying to sleep at night,” the actor-turned-director told Deadline in Toronto, where his film premiered. “I couldn't sleep without writing 10 to 20 pages, and by the end of two weeks, I had a 500-page manuscript.” Produced by Michael London, the film’s title…