The power of social media! Not quite long ago many fans on twitter were hoping for a film starring Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o.
To make matters more interesting, the duo even tweeted their interest at the possibility of working together.
Well the universe has spoken, according to entertainment weekly….
“After dramatic negotiation session at the Cannes Film Festival, Netflix has nabbed a film project pairing Grammy winner Rihanna with Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o, in a concept that began as a Twitter sensation. Ava DuVernay (Selma) will direct, and Issa Rae (Insecure) is in talks to write the screenplay.
Sources say Rae is already working on the script and the studio is eyeing a production start of 2018 after DuVernay completes her current film.”
Well can’t wait to see this interesting project