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Lupita Nyong'o Might Be One of The Next 'Charlie's Angels'

Lupita Nyong'o might star in the upcoming Charlie's Angles reboot.

Lupita Nyong'o might become one of Charlie's Angels.

The Kenyan actress is being eyed for the latest Charlie's Angels remake, Variety repots. According to reports, she'll likely join Kristen Stewart—yes the awkward girl from Twighlight—who's also being tapped to play one of the three kick-ass private investigators.

Not sure who asked for this remake, and we have our reservations, but if Lupita is in it, we'll at least give it a shot.

We're interested to see who the third angel will be—we're hoping Lupita isn't just being thrown in as the "token" black angel, but this is Hollywood after all.

The actress is yet to confirm her involvement in the film, so we're keeping our eyes peeled for more on the story. Details are sparse, but some folks are already pretty excited about it.

Others aren't quite sold.

Some people have even suggested their own cast:

The upcoming film will be a follow-up to the 2000 box-office hit that starred Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu, and the 2003 sequel that followed. The film is being set for a 2019 release.

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1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair Landing in Marrakech is 2018's Most Anticipated Art Event

The leading art fair dedicated to contemporary African art makes its mark on the continent for the first time this weekend.

This weekend, 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, the leading art fair devoted to contemporary African art, will debut in Marrakech, Morocco. The announcement of the Fair's expansion to the continent last year has left aficionados of contemporary African art in eager anticipation of this "homecoming"—this author included.

1-54 debuted in London in 2013. Although an expansion to New York followed, a presence on the continent was always part of the long-term vision of the founder Touria El Glaoui. Finally, the time has now arrived.

Here are five reasons why we're looking forward to 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair Marrakech.

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This Olympic Figure Skater Blew Us Away Again By Pulling Off a Costume Change Mid-Routine

First Maé-Bérénice Méité performed to Beyoncé, now she's effortlessly slaying outfit changes mid-routine. What can't she do?

French-Congolese and Ivorian figure skater, Maé-Bérénice Méité, has pretty much been the life of the Winter Olympic figure skating competition.

Earlier this month, the athlete had the internet shook when she performed her opening routine to two Beyoncé songs. Now she's back with even more black girl magic.

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10 Stand Out Moments From Janelle Monáe's Powerful Music Videos

Janelle Monae came back making a statement—and we're just as obsessed as you are.

We've got to talk about Janelle Monáe.

Over the past half decade, she's embarked on a profound journey that's solidified her as an artist, creator and activist who isn't afraid to shoot down the stars—or shoot with them.

After having roles in Hidden Figures and Moonlight—two Oscar nominated movies where one won an Oscar, a stellar speech at the Grammy's and a stunning presence at the Black Panther red carpet, she's ready to grace us with "Dirty Computer," the latest musical venture in her Afrofuturistic saga.

To whet our appetites before the album, which is set to release on April 27, Janelle dropped not one but two music videos yesterday. Both are distinctly entertaining: one is a black, intersectional feminist anthem and the other a psychedelic soundtrack of sexual fluidity.

Watch both, then read some of the highlights we gathered from the hypnotizing visuals and powerful wordplay.

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