- 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)