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'Lovebirds' Issa Rae & Kumail Nanjiani Are About To Put Interracial Love On The Big Screen + DJ Khaled Joins 'Bad Boys 3' - Pics From Set! + Black Women With Super Powers?! The 'Fast Color' Trailer

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Issa Rae teams up with Kumail Nanjiani for a new romantic comedy titled Lovebirds, DJ Khaled is joining Bad Boys 3, and the trailer for Fast Color features three generations of black women with superpowers. Get it all inside...

Listen, Issa Rae is taking over Hollywood on the big screen, the small screen, and even behind-the-scenes.

For her next project, the "Insecure" star/creator is teaming up with "The Big Sick" star Kumail Nanjiani for a romantic comedy, picked up by Paramount Pictures, that will highlight an interracial couple trying to finesse their way out of a murder.

Entertainment Weekly serves up the deets on the upcoming rom-com:

The script will see Rae and Nanjiani play a couple close to breaking up, who find themselves caught in a bizarre but funny murder mystery which they attempt to solve in order to clear their names, while also examining if they and their relationship can survive the circumstances. Nanjiani’s Big Sick director, Michael Showalter, will helm the film, and the script is penned by Aaron Abrams, Brendan Gall, and Martin Gero. The film will go into production at the end of the month and is co-produced and co-financed by MRC.

The news comes on the heels of the LITTLE trailer being released, which stars Issa, Regina Hall and Marsai Martin. In case you missed, check it out HERE.

The "Insecure" honcho also inked a multi-production deal with Columbia Pictures. Under the agreement, Issa's ColorCreative production company will be backing projects from emerging, diverse screenwriters. She has also signed a first-look development deal to create two more shows (with one of them already in the works) for HBO.

Booked & Busy!


DJ Khaled has a major movie alert!

The award winning producer will be flexing his actor skills alongside Hollywood titans Will Smith and Martin Lawrence in Sony's upcoming Bad Boys film, Bad Boys For Life (aka Bad Boys 3).

Blessed to announce that I will be joining #WillSmith and #Martinlawrence in the cast of @badboys #BadBoysForLife movie," Khaled tweeted. "May I remind you, it’s only Jan 15th, 2019. Y’all have no idea what’s coming. I’m coming for the Oscars!! God Is The Greatest!!!

It's unclear what exactly his role will be in the new movie. Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig, Charles Melton, Jacob Scipio and Paola Nuñez will star in the upcoming movie, according to Variety. Joe Pantoliano will also return as Captain Howard.




Production is already underway in Atlanta. Peep a few flicks from the set below:







Also coming to the big screen...

There's a movie with black women in it like we've never seen before and we're already here for it. It's all about #BlackGirlMagic. Literally

Fast Color is about three generations of black women with superhuman abilities that they must use to protect themselves.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw plays Ruth, a woman who went on the run when her superhuman abilities were discovered, according to EW. Now, years after abandoning her family, the only place she has left to hide is the farmhouse where she grew up. "Rosewood" actress Lorraine Toussaint plays Gugu's mother and FENCES starlet Saniyya Sidney plays Gugu's daughter.

A movie about mothers with superpowers? Yep, sign us up. Peep the trailer above.

Fast Color hits theaters March 29th.

Photos: Getty

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