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

Written by  Entertainment Tonight

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.'"

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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.

Read more at Entertainment Tonight

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