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.