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June 02, 2017 5:00 pm
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Hollywood is so popping right now, it feels like any dream project we want to see with our faves, will happen.

Adding to the growing list of awesome films is the Charlie’s Angels remake, which may feature Janelle Monae.

As reported by industry publication The Tracking Board, while no cast members are in place yet, Sony wants at least one of the Angels to be Black. And Monae (Hidden Figures, Moonlight) is at the top of the studio’s “wish list” for one of the Angels.

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While the deliberate choice to have one Black Angel may seem inorganically forced to some, we give it a round of applause diversity in a classically all-White or choice minority (sorry, Lucy Liu) line-up.

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Narcos creators Carlo Bernard and Doug Miro are set to rewrite the script and the goal is for the film to hit theaters in 2019.

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With Monae set to work in a more melancholy film this year, we’re excited to potentially see her kicking butt and solving mysteries.

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