Everyone Is On Board With A Spy Movie Starring Rihanna And Lupita Nyong’o

Issa Rae is down to write the screenplay and Ava DuVernay says she’ll direct.

April 24, 2017
Everyone Is On Board With A Spy Movie Starring Rihanna And Lupita Nyong’o Rihanna and Lupita Nyong'o at Paris Fashion Week, March 5, 2014.   Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images
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Last week, a picture of Rihanna and Lupita Nyong'o sitting next to each other at Paris Fashion Week in 2014 went viral after Twitter user @blaquepink shared the photo with the caption, "A picture for the history books." The internet wholeheartedly agreed and another user took it even further, imagining a fire storyline in which, "Rihanna looks like she scams rich white men and lupita is the computer smart best friend that helps plan."

The idea gained traction when Rihanna and Lupita both co-signed the idea. Twitter users continued to set the plan in motion, enlisting Issa Rae to write the script and Ava DuVernay to direct the dream film. See the idea developed on Twitter below.

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Everyone Is On Board With A Spy Movie Starring Rihanna And Lupita Nyong’o