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Rihanna & Lupita Nyong'o to Star in Movie Based on Viral Meme

Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o will officially team up in an upcoming movie that is based off an idea started by a viral meme on Twitter!

After this photo of the two stars sitting together at a Miu Miu fashion show in 2014 started spreading around on social media, fans started coming up with ideas for a storyline for a buddy movie… and it’s actually going to be made.

Ava DuVernay will direct the movie with a script by Issa Rae, according to Entertainment Weekly.

Rihanna looks like she scams rich white men and Lupita is the computer smart best friend that helps plan the scans,” Twitter user @1800SADGAL tweeted on April 18. The tweet has nearly 100,000 retweets and over 200,000 likes.

Twitter users cast Rihanna and Lupita and asked for Ava and Issa to be involved in the project. They all agreed and now Netflix has nabbed the rights to the project.

It’s not yet known if the story of the film will follow the logline from the tweet, but we can’t wait to find out more details!

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus Honored at Peabody Awards 2017

Julia Louis-Dreyfus looks pretty in a chic black dress as she arrives at the 2017 Peabody Awards on Saturday (May 20) at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

The 56-year-old actress was joined at the event by her Veep co-star Timothy Simons along with the host of the event Rashida Jones.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Julia Louis-Dreyfus

During the event, Julia and Veep were honored at the event for “existing to recognize when storytelling is done well in electronic media.”

Lupita Nyong’o
also made an appearance at the event to honor Ava DuVernay for her Netflix documentary 13th.

The Peabody Awards is set to air on PBS later this month.

FYI: Julia is wearing a Narciso Rodriguez dress, Paul Andrew heels, an Edie Parker bag, and Irene Neuwirth jewelry. Rashida is wearing a Ralph Lauren suit, Alexandre Birman shoes, and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry. Lupita is wearing a Miu Miu dress and shoes.

10+ pictures inside of the stars arriving at the event…

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Salma Hayek, Naomi Campbell, & Lupita Nyong'o Attend the 'Can't Stop, Won't Stop' Premiere

Salma Hayek buddies up with Naomi Campbell as the arriving at the premiere of Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story on Tuesday night (May 16) at the Curzon Mayfair in London, England.

Lupita Nyong’o, Diddy, Cassie, and Alesha Dixon were also in attendance at the premiere.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Salma Hayek

Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop gives a behind-the-scenes look at the prolific label’s legacy and offer an in-depth look at the two-night anniversary extravaganza that took place last May at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center in honor of the late rap great, The Notorious B.I.G.

FYI: Lupita is wearing a Fendi outfit. Naomi is wearing an outfit by Alexander McQueen.

10+ pictures inside of the stars arriving at the premiere…

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Brie Larson & Lupita Nyong'o Are Oscar Darlings at Met Gala 2017

Brie Larson and Lupita Nyong’o make their stunning entrances on the carpet at the 2017 Met Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 1) in New York City.

Something that both actresses have in common is that they are Oscar winners! Brie won Best Actress last year for her work in Room while Lupita won Best Supporting Actress a few years ago for 12 Years a Slave.

Brie was joined at the event by her handsome fiance Alex Greenwald.

FYI: Brie is wearing a Chanel gold embellished silk organza top and gold organza skirt with feathers, look 58, from the Paris-Cosmopolite Ready-to-wear collection. She finished her look with Chanel Fine Jewelry. Alex is wearing a Chanel watch. Lupita is wearing a Prada coral organza chiffon strapless sheath gown embellished with hand cut organza flowers across the neckline, cascading down the back. She finished her look with Tiffany & Co. jewelry.

15+ pictures inside of Brie Larson and Lupita Nyong’o at the Met Gala… More Here! »

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Rihanna & Lupita Nyong'o Would Love to Star This Action Movie Together

Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o are ready to star in a feature film together!

The 29-year-old “Work” singer and the 34-year-old Star Wars: The Force Awakens actress both took to social media to share their thoughts after one Twitter user commented on a photo of the two standing together at the Miu Miu show during Paris Fashion Week on March 5, 2014, in Paris, France. (See the full pic in our gallery.)

Rihanna looks like she scams rich white men and Lupita is the computer smart best friend that helps plan the scans,” the user wrote.

“I’m down if you are @rihanna,” Lupita commented, while Rihanna replied, “I’m in Pit’z.”

Pictured inside: Rihanna arriving at LAX Airport after her flight on Monday (April 24) in Los Angeles. She is wearing RAEN sunglasses.

Some of Hollywood’s biggest players have also shared their reactions to the movie idea. Click inside to read their tweets…More Here! »

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'Vanity Fair' Hollywood Issue Brings Together 11 A-List Actresses!

Vanity Fair‘s 2017 Hollywood edition is a showcase of some of entertainment’s biggest names today.

Featured on the cover are pregnant Natalie Portman, Amy Adams, Lupita Nyong’o, Emma Stone, Dakota Johnson, Ruth Negga, sisters Dakota and Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig, Aja Naomi King, and Janelle Monae.

The eleven actresses featured have a total of twelve Oscar nominations total – and two wins.

The magazine is on newsstands Tuesday, February 7. Be sure to check it out!

For more from the women, visit VanityFair.com.

See a behind-the-scenes video from their photo shoot below.

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Martin Freeman Joins Chadwick Boseman & 'Black Panther' Cast on Set in Atlanta!

It looks like Martin Freeman is officially going to be in Marvel’s upcoming Black Panther movie!

The 45-year-old actor was spotted on the set of the upcoming standalone movie on Saturday (January 21) in Atlanta, Ga.

Also spotted on set were Chadwick Boseman, Danai Gurira, and Lupita Nyong’o. They were reportedly filming a UN meeting scene on the rainy day.

There have been rumors swirling for over half a year that Martin would appear in the film, though there has not been an official confirmation. He previously appeared as Everett K. Ross, an ally to Black Panther, in the movie Captain America: Civil War.

Black Panther is set to be released on February 16, 2018.

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