Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o are set to star in a movie written by Insecure’s Issa Rae and directed by Ava DuVernay, according to the latest news from the Cannes Film Festival. Like a lot of good (though mostly bad) things, the idea began on Twitter. One user commented on a picture of the two stars […]
Rihanna received a special tribute tonight! The 29-year-old “Work” singer was an honoree at the 2017 Annual Parsons Benefit at Pier 60 on Monday (May 22) in New York City. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Rihanna She donned a beige-colored ensemble, red lipstick, and silver accessories for the event. Rihanna has teamed up [...]
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This is going to be amazing! You might remember when a photo of Rihanna and Lupita Nyong'o went viral with a caption insisting the two pair up for a badass movie… and now the Internet's dream has come true! Related: Rihanna Is Too Cool For School At Cannes! We're hearing Netflix has won the bid to create the [...]
Netflix has picked up a bizarre untitled project for director Ava DuVernay, Rihanna, Lupita Nyong'o and writer Issa Rae, which started from a meme.
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Netflix is about to make all of our dreams come true. It’s turning into a reality what started as a meme about actress Lupita Nyong’o and singer Rihanna playing scammers and computer geniuses. The idea for the movie got its start on Tumblr, when someone posted a photo of Rihanna and Nyong’o at a fashion show in 2014. Read More
The people of the internet have long been calling for a movie starring Rihanna and Lupita Nyong'o, and they're going to get it. Netflix bought the project, which will be directed by Ava DuVernay and written by Issa Rae, EW reports. Not...Show More Summary
With a successful Puma collaboration and accolades from fashion institutions like Parsons and the CFDA, it's safe to say Rihanna is a style icon. The singer is as versatile and experimental with her wardrobe as she is with her ever-changing hair. Show More Summary
For the internet, this a buddy movie dream come true. Continue reading…
Twitter may have helped Donald Trump get elected, but you can’t say that the microblogging service hasn’t done anything good for the world. Today, in what might be the internet hive mind’s most remarkable achievement, EW reports the Rihanna/Lupita Nyong’o team-up film that started as a meme is becoming a ... More »
Here’s some surprising news for 2017: It turns out that good things actually can happen, but only if everybody involved is really cool and talented. Today’s good thing is that Netflix has actually picked up some kind of con artist movie starring Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o, with Selma’s Ava DuVernay directing and Insecure’s Issa Rae writing. Show More Summary
If you need a quick break from 2017 beating the sht out of you with bad news, then you'll be happy to know that the amazing buddy movie costarring Rihanna and Lupita Nyong'o that Twitter dreamed up in April is becoming a reality. According...Show More Summary
In April, a photo of Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o at 2014 Paris Fashion Week went viral, as did the idea that the two should star in a movie based on the image. (The concept had floated on Tumblr years earlier, too.) Nyong’o acknowledged...Show More Summary
Directed by Ava DuVernay and written by Issa Rae.
This meme dream is now the reel deal. A photo of Rihanna and Lupita Nyong'o that went viral on Twitter has led to a new film project.
It all started with a tweet. The Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o movie dreamt up by Twitter users and propelled to viral fame is set to become a reality. Netflix nabbed the rights in “a very aggressive bid” at the Cannes Film Festival, Entertainment...Show More Summary
What started off as essentially fan fiction and fan casting quickly picked up steam as Nyong'o and Rihanna both said they were game for the film, leading Black Twitter to start enlisting all kinds of Black Girl Magic like director Ava DuVernay and writer Issa Rae. Guess what? That's happening too.
Just last month, a photo of Rihanna and Lupita Nyong'o sitting next to each other at a 2014 fashion show made the rounds accompanied by a bunch of jokes about the two of them starring in a buddy comedy movie together. Slowly, the pieces fell into place to make that dream a reality. Lupita responded,…
It has reportedly been commissioned by Netflix, with Ava DuVernay slated to direct.