What started as a viral blog post is now being made into an actual film: According to Entertainment Weekly, a furious bidding war at the Cannes Film Festival ended Monday with Netflix securing the rights to a Lupita Nyong’o-Rihanna project.
Oscar-nominated director Ava DuVernay is slated to helm the forthcoming feature, while Issa Rae — creator and star of the HBO comedy Insecure — is in talks to write the screenplay. Rihanna and Nyong'o will both star.
All four women had expressed their support for the concept on Twitter when the initial post went viral. Read more (5/22/17)
Miami-based rising photographer Gabriela Mendez teams up with model Teena Selvam to create this vibrant portrait series featuring rich colors and natural elements. View more of Gabriela’s work on her Instagram.