RIHANNA AND LUPITA NYONG’O TO CO-STAR IN NEW MOVIE FOLLOWING SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN
Last month, Twitter users started a campaign to have Grammy winnerRihanna co-star in a movie with Oscarwinner Lupita Nyong’o after a photo of the both of them was posted by one Twitter user. Another user quoted the tweet and said:
That comment caught the eye of the Oscar winning Kenyan star and she tagged Rihanna to the comment saying, “I’m down if you are @rihanna”. Rihanna replied her saying “I’m in Pit’z” (Lupita’s nickname).
Another fan mentioned the idea toInsecure producer Issa Rae and she instantly replied with a meme indicating that she’s down for it.
The idea was also pitched
Entertainment Weekly is reporting that after dramatic negotiation session at the Cannes Film Festival, Netflix has nabbed the film project which is expected to be directed by Selma director Ava DuVernay, and Issa Rae is also said to be in talks for the screenplay.