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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Insecure’ Star Issa Rae Is Working on a Rihanna-Lupita Nyong’o Heist Movie!

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Insecure’ Star Issa Rae Is Working on a Rihanna-Lupita Nyong’o Heist Movie!

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Looks like Issa Rae is working on a big screen project with some serious star power!

The Insecure star’s friend and co-star confirmed to ET’s Courtney Tezeno that Rae is in fact working on a heist movie that involves both Rihanna and Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o — while hilariously noting that FYI… she’s available to join the cast!

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“She was in the van working on the treatment,” the 33-year-old actress said. “I just said, ‘Listen … Lupi and RiRi, that’s what I called them… I said, ‘I just feel like they need a strong Nigerian… uh, private detective, on their squad.'”

“I don’t wanna be too thirsty,” Orji added. “But I was like, ‘Hey, girl, hey! Oh, that’s cool, you’re writing a treatment? Well…. hey girl, I’m available.'”

MORE: Issa Rae Hilariously Re-Enters the Dating World in ‘Insecure’ Season 2 Trailer

For what it’s worth, we’re all for the duo taking their TV friemistry (like friend chemistry? No? OK.) to the big screen!

Meanwhile, Orji also teased the HBO comedy’s upcoming second season, noting that she and Rae have a role-switching of sorts in their dating lives.

EXCLUSIVE: Issa Rae Is Feeling ‘Very Secure’ About Season 2 of ‘Insecure’

“We switched places,” she explained. “Molly tried to warn Issa, she’s not ready for this life. This [dating] app life.”

“I think she’s gonna find that dating is not as easy as she thought,” Orji added.

EXCLUSIVE: Issa Rae Talks ‘Insecure’ Season 2, Pokes Fun at ‘Awkward’ BET Awards Mishap

Thankfully, the wait is almost over to see how it all plays out! Season two of Insecure premieres on HBO on July 23.

Watch below for more of what Orji had to say.

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Rae’s co-star, Yvonne Orji, tells ET that the ‘Insecure’ creator is getting a project ready for the big screen — with some serious star power!

Source: http://www.etonline.com/movies/221691_exclusive_issa_rae_is_working_on_rihanna_lupita_nyong_o_movie/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ETMovies+%28Entertainment+Tonight+-+Movies%29

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Insecure’ Star Issa Rae Is Working on a Rihanna-Lupita Nyong’o Heist Movie!

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Insecure’ Star Issa Rae Is Working on a Rihanna-Lupita Nyong’o Heist Movie!

Playing EXCLUSIVE: ‘Insecure’ Star Issa Rae Is Working on a Rihanna-Lupita Nyong’o Heist Movie!

Looks like Issa Rae is working on a big screen project with some serious star power!

The Insecure star’s friend and co-star confirmed to ET’s Courtney Tezeno that Rae is in fact working on a heist movie that involves both Rihanna and Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o — while hilariously noting that FYI… she’s available to join the cast!

EXCLUSIVE: It’s Issa Rae’s Time to Take a Bow, or at Least a Nap

“She was in the van working on the treatment,” the 33-year-old actress said. “I just said, ‘Listen … Lupi and RiRi, that’s what I called them… I said, ‘I just feel like they need a strong Nigerian… uh, private detective, on their squad.'”

“I don’t wanna be too thirsty,” Orji added. “But I was like, ‘Hey, girl, hey! Oh, that’s cool, you’re writing a treatment? Well…. hey girl, I’m available.'”

MORE: Issa Rae Hilariously Re-Enters the Dating World in ‘Insecure’ Season 2 Trailer

For what it’s worth, we’re all for the duo taking their TV friemistry (like friend chemistry? No? OK.) to the big screen!

Meanwhile, Orji also teased the HBO comedy’s upcoming second season, noting that she and Rae have a role-switching of sorts in their dating lives.

EXCLUSIVE: Issa Rae Is Feeling ‘Very Secure’ About Season 2 of ‘Insecure’

“We switched places,” she explained. “Molly tried to warn Issa, she’s not ready for this life. This [dating] app life.”

“I think she’s gonna find that dating is not as easy as she thought,” Orji added.

EXCLUSIVE: Issa Rae Talks ‘Insecure’ Season 2, Pokes Fun at ‘Awkward’ BET Awards Mishap

Thankfully, the wait is almost over to see how it all plays out! Season two of Insecure premieres on HBO on July 23.

Watch below for more of what Orji had to say.

SHARE ON FACEBOOK SHARE SHARE ON TWITTER TWEET

Rae’s co-star, Yvonne Orji, tells ET that the ‘Insecure’ creator is getting a project ready for the big screen — with some serious star power!

Source: http://www.etonline.com/movies/221691_exclusive_issa_rae_is_working_on_rihanna_lupita_nyong_o_movie/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ETMovies+%28Entertainment+Tonight+-+Movies%29

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