Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o meme being made into Netflix movie 

A meme of Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o sitting side by side at the Miu Miu fashion show in 2014 went viral recently and is now being made into a film on Netflix, which they will both feature in.

Entertainment Weekly report that Netflix won the right to the film following a bidding war at the Cannes Film Festival for an idea which begun as a viral tweet from Twitter user @1800SADGAL:

That viral piece of satire prompted responses from both Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o:

Fans also called for the film to be directed by Ava DuVernay, who duly accepted, tweeting her excitement for the project:

The meme-turned-fan-fiction movie will reportedly be available to watch on the account of the bill-payer who kindly told you their password your Netflix account in 2018.

 

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