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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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15 South African Artists to Watch in 2019

Featuring Manu WolrdStar, Ranks, Dee Koala, Touchline, Sibu Nzuza and more.

Every year a wave of artists breaks in South Africa.

Last year saw young artists such as Mlindo The Vocalist, Muzi, Una Rams, Shekhinah, Sho Madjozi, KLY, Zoocci Coke Dope, Flame, J Molley, Rowlene and a whole lot more become household names and internet sensations. They released projects that shaped the country's musical landscape—a lot of them were on our list of 20 artists who could fuck up the game in 2018.

Alongside the aforementioned artists, there were just as many who were bubbling under, releasing singles that caught the attention of many fans. In 2019, these artists stand a great chance of expanding further and reaching more ears than they did last year.

From Manu WorldStar's lovely pop, to Ranks' version of ATM (African trap music), the refreshing Xhosa rap of Dee Koala, the street raps of Touchline, among others, we bring you a list of South African artists to keep an eye out for in 2019.

*The list is in no particular order.

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Netflix Has Picked Up an Animated Musical Inspired by Shona Mythology

"Tunga" is the brainchild of Zimbabwean-born screenwriter Godwin Jabangwe.

The latest African story to become a Netflix original will be an animated, family-friendly musical based on Zimbabwean culture, Deadline reports. The streaming service won a four-way bidding battle for Tunga, created by Zimbabwean-born screenwriter and newcomer to the film industry Godwin Jabangwe.

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Burna Boy Teams Up With Oritse Femi & Konshens on New Track 'Play Am'

Nigeria meets Jamaica on the Young D-produced dancehall-infused jam.

Fresh off his massive collaboration with Zlatan on "Killin' Dem," Burna Boy is back with another one.

The artist teams up with fellow Nigerian artist Oritse Femi and Jamaican artist Konshens for the dancehall-infused track "Play Am."

The song opens with a memorable verse from Konshens before both Oritse Femi and Burna join in, making for a unique fusion of Yoruba, Patois and Pidgin over the track's vibrant, multilayered production by producer Young D.

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