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    Our Prayers Have Been Answered Because It Looks Like That Rihanna/Lupita Movie Is HAPPENING

    Line up the Oscars, this movie is going for the gold.

    Remember how Twitter users cooked up an amazing movie idea of Rihanna and Lupita Nyong'o playing scam artists, based off of this picture of the two from Paris Fashion Week in 2014?

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    It was *SO* iconic, Lupita said she'd be down...

    I'm down if you are @rihanna https://t.co/vwHBWeCbFZ

    ...as did Rihanna.

    I'm in Pit'z https://t.co/Kz0o3lBEmL

    Oh, and Oscar-nominated director Ava DuVernay offered her services to make the movie happen...

    @MikelleStreet @rihanna Lights set. Camera's up. Ready to call action for these #queens. πŸ‘‘

    ...with Insecure star Issa Rae stepping up to write the script.

    It was almost too good to be true, except the gag is it *MIGHT* actually be happening.

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    Entertainment Weekly is reporting that all the aforementioned parties will be involved in the project, which was recently sold to Netflix at the Cannes Film Festival. And Ava herself just replied to the news on Twitter:

    We deserve nice things. ✌🏾️ https://t.co/VlbKhLNDIv

    And the people are EXCITED.

    WHEN THE @rihanna AND @Lupita_Nyongo MOVIE ACTUALLY COMES INTO FRUITION. AND @ava IS DIRECTING?! #BlackTwitter make… https://t.co/eSQd0gROOa

    Rightfully so!

    I want Rihanna and Lupita to ride off into the sunset with ALL the money

    WE ARE SHOOKETH.

    @ava πŸ‘πŸΎπŸ‘πŸΎπŸ‘πŸΎπŸ‘πŸΎπŸ‘πŸΎπŸŽ‰πŸš€ yessss

    And to make things even more interesting, Ryan Phillippe has offered his services as the rich white man, FYI.

    i'm down to play the rich white men, jus sayin... https://t.co/wxClcRQtYM

    And Jane the Virgin actress Gina Rodriguez and Thor: Ragnarok star Tessa Thompson are down to round out the cast, which REALLY might be too much awesomeness to handle.

    I also would very much be open to a solid one liner...maybe core background πŸ˜›πŸ™‹πŸ½ https://t.co/8fOfe1NPAl

    Yes! What A Time To Be Alive. Also, very much available for a cameo, ummkay. @ava, @IssaRae, @netflix https://t.co/mPv8WXPqif

    What a time...

    @Lupita_Nyongo @rihanna WE NEED THIS

    ...to be alive!

    Alright ladies, let's get in scamation!

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    BuzzFeed has reached out to representatives for Rihanna, Lupita, Ava, Issa, and Netflix for comment.

    UPDATE

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