Janelle Monaé will put her acting skills to the take a look at as soon as once more in a brand new TV collection honoring Josephine Baker‘s life. The eight-time Grammy-nominated artist and SAG Award winner is ready to painting the long-lasting entertainer and civil rights activist in a forthcoming challenge from A24 titled “De La Resistance.” Monáe will produce the brand new collection beneath their Wondaland banner.
Deadline reports that the drama collection will deal with Baker’s glamorous, world-renowned leisure profession and her function as a French World War II spy. It’s at the moment being fought over by a number of streamers vying to debut the particular challenge. At this time, the collection doesn’t have a set launch date.
Before information of the TV collection broke, Monáe befittingly modeled her 2022 Met Gala look after Baker. They paid homage to the well-known determine by sporting a black Twenties-inspired robe embellished with jewels as a nod to the icon’s lavish model.
Monáe, who not too long ago opened up about coming out as nonbinary, has starred in main movies like “Antebellum,” “Hidden Figures,” and Oscar-winning picture “Moonlight.” She’s additionally been cast in “Knives Out 2,” which is predicted to arrive someday this yr.
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