Janelle Monae Designs for Refinery 29
If you thought Janelle Monae’s best fashion days were behind her, think again. The Electric Lady performer hit up the premiere of Refinery29’s 29 Rooms showcase in New York City last night, where she not only showed up, but showed out. The recently turned 32 chanteuse wowed photogs in an eye-catching Minnie-Mouse meets Space Barbie get-up, which she paired with simple Spiga boots and a clutch from the Charlotte Olympia Multi-Face Collection.
Janelle Monae to Star in Amazon’s ‘Electric Dreams’
As previously reported, singer Janelle Monae is set to appear in Electric Dreams, an Amazon-produced anthology series based on the writings of author Philip K. Dick. The sci-fi feature will air ten stand-alone episodes, including one titled Autofac, which will star Janelle as a beautiful android-like character named Alexis.
Tiffany’s Taps Janelle Monae for Fall Campaign
Singer Janelle Monae is lending her fabulously flawless face to Tiffany & Co.’s upcoming fall 2017 ad campaign. Titled There’s Only One, the Hidden Figures star is joined by a cluster of female entertainers who the company says “represent the power of individuality and self-expression.”
Janelle Monae to Appear in Amazon Original Series
Janelle Monae is set to make a guest appearance in the upcoming sci-fi series Electric Dreams. The 31-year old Yoga singer will reportedly appear in an episode titled Autofac, alongside Jay Paulson, David Lyons and Juno Temple. Electric Dreams is based on a collection of short stories by award-winning novelist Philip K. Dick, and will kick off its ten-episode freshman season later this fall via Amazon Prime.
Janelle Monae Joins Robert Zemeckis Film
Janelle Monae is headed back to the big screen. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the Primetime singer is set to join actor Steve Carell in the upcoming Robert Zemeckis film Marwenkol. The movie is reportedly based on a 2010 documentary about Mark Hogancamp, a photographer who builds a miniature town in his backyard after recovering from an attack that left him in a coma.
Janelle Monae Joins Hidden Figures Cast Alongside Taraji P. Henson
R n’ B singer Janelle Monae has landed the third lead alongside Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spencer in the Fox 2000 sci-fi drama Hidden Figures. The film is based on the true life story of Katherine Johnson, Mary Jackson and Dorothy Vaughan, three black female mathematicians who helped provide NASA with the raw data they needed to launch John Glenn and his fellow astronauts into space.
Janel Monae Fronts New Pepsi Campaign
Janelle Monae is the latest artist to be recruited by Pepsi to star in one of their highly anticipated Super Bowl ads. These commercials used to be kept under lock and key until they aired live, but with the way the media works today, I figure Pepsi probably thought they’d get a bigger bang for their buck by releasing it a few days early.