- Movie is a romantic drama about prince Seretse Khama of Botswana who fell in love with and married a white English woman, Ruth Williams resulting in a 6 year exile from his country. Khama would later go on to be the first president of the newly independent Botswana.
- Oyelowo personally recruited Pike to be in the film sending her images of the Khamas
- Belle director Amma Asante directed the film
- It's looking for a 2016 release to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Botswana's independence