Ariana DeBose is signing on to a brand new rom-com, proper after her historic Oscar win. Deadline reported that DeBose will government produce the film “Two and Solely” and that it is being developed as a star automobile for the multihyphenate.
The screenplay is by Latina and LGBTQ+ author Jen Rivas-DeLoose, who additionally labored on Netflix’s “Selena” series. The film is described as “My Finest Good friend’s Wedding ceremony” with a bisexual Latinx POV. Rom-com followers will keep in mind that “My Finest Good friend’s Wedding ceremony” — along with delivering iconic performances from Julia Roberts, Cameron Diaz, Dermot Mulroney, and Rupert Everett — additionally had an ideal musical second when the solid sang “I Say a Little Prayer.” If this film has one, too, DeBose positively has the musical chops to tug it off.
In March, DeBose received the Oscar for finest supporting actress for her role in Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story.” She mentioned in her acceptance speech, “Now you see why Anita says, ‘I wish to be in America,’ as a result of even on this weary world that we stay in, goals come true.”
DeBose is the primary brazenly queer girl of coloration and the primary Afro-Latinx particular person to win an performing Oscar. She mentioned on the time, “To anyone who has ever questioned your id or you end up residing within the grey areas, I promise this: there’s certainly a spot for us.”
The actor has a full plate forward of her. She’s set to seem in Marvel’s “Kraven the Hunter” film with Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Christopher Abbott. She’ll additionally star within the thriller “I.S.S.” as an astronaut on the Worldwide Area Station. DeBose can be a member of the star-studded solid of “Argylle,” which additionally contains Henry Cavill, Sam Rockwell, Bryce Dallas Howard, Bryan Cranston, Catherine O’Hara, John Cena, Samuel L. Jackson, and Dua Lipa.