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Rihanna And Lupita Nyong’o To Star In Ava DuVernay’s New Movie

Shiksa Goddess May 24, 2017 June 6th, 2017

Wow!!! Talk about a dream team. Back in 2014 the image below, of Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o at a Miu Miu fashion show made the rounds on twitter:

Tweeters were absolutely blown away by the two ladies combined star power. A basic plot premise started making the rounds:

That tweet by @1800SADGAL started getting attention with an enthuiastic reply from Nyong’o:

Rihanna shared in the enthusiasm:

Writer & twitter user Mikelle Street pulled Selma director Ava DuVernay into the conversation:

DuVernay quickly responded, echoing the leading ladies’ enthusiasm.

Twitter user @dvrrxll tweeted at Issa Rae, creator of HBO’s Insecure to join the project:

To which Rae responded with an affirmative meme:

From there the buzz only grew. Issa Rae’s representatives have said the original twitter plot will be incorporated in her script. In a meeting at Cannes, Netflix got the rights to produce the film.

Now we wait at the edge of our seats to see what this incredible combination of talent yields.

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