Janelle Monae to star in Gloria Steinem biopic

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Washington, DC, USA Published: Dec 11, 2018, 04:30 PM(IST)

Janelle Monae Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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American singer-songwriter Janelle Monae is all set to join actor Julianne Moore in the Gloria Steinem biopic titled 'The Glorias: A Life on the Road.'

American singer-songwriter Janelle Monae is all set to join actor Julianne Moore in the Gloria Steinem biopic titled `The Glorias: A Life on the Road.`

While Moore and Alicia Vikander will star as Steinem at various points in her career (journalist and activist), Monae will play the role of Dorothy Pitman Hughes, an outspoken women`s and civil rights activist that co-founded of `Ms. Magazine` with Steinem, confirmed a US-based website.

Directed by Julie Taymor, the flick will follow Steinem`s journey to become a crusader for equal rights and her groundbreaking work as a journalist and campaigner.

Monae, who debuted in 2016 with `Moonlight` and `Hidden Figures,` will next be seen in Robert Zemeckis` `Welcome to Marwen`.

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