Janelle Monae Lands New Film Role

Janelle Monae Joins Robert Zemeckis Film

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.
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Janelle Monae Sending ‘Hidden’ Messages Through Her Hair

Janelle Monae Sending Hidden Messages Through Her Hair

Janelle Monae Embeds Hidden Messages in Her Hair

While out promoting her new film Hidden Figures, it appears singer Janelle Monae has been using various coiffures to send hidden messages to fans. “From the eyes, to the gold wire, and then the safety pins, can you guess what messages I have been sending and speaking through my hair,” Janelle captioned a recent photo on Instagram.
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Janelle Monae Joins ‘Hidden Figures’ Cast

Janelle Monae Joins Hidden Figures Cast

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.
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Pepsi Unveils Super Bowl Ad Starring Janelle Monae


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.
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Janelle Monae Lands Her First Movie Role

JANELLE MONAEL LANDS HER FIRST MOVIE ROLEJanelle Monae has landed her first acting role.

According to published reports, the 29-year old Yoga singer will be joining the cast of Moonlight, a Brad Pitt produced film based on Terrell McCraney’s play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue.

Naomie Harris, Andre Holland and Marshala Ali have also been cast in the coming of age drama, which will be helmed by director Barry Jenkins and distributed by Fox Searchlight.
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Janelle Monáe Expands Her Empire


Singer Janelle Monáe has inked a deal with Epic Records to expand her imprint label Wondaland. Monáe will reportedly release a string of singles via artists on her roster, culminating with a collection of new material to be released later this year titled the Eephus.

The first single to be released from the newly restructured label will be ‘Classic Man,’ a soulful mid-tempo jam by new artist Jidenna. Other artists signed to Monáe’s label include Roman Gianarthur, Deep Cotton and St. Beauty, who Janelle says are all a part of a connective tissue, noting each artist was chosen to complement the other and add to their unique sound as a unit.
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