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Janelle Monae Signs First Look Deal With Universal

Janelle Monae is one of the most talented people in Show-business. A phenomenal singer, fantastic dancer and an amazing actress, Monae has shown herself to be a real triple threat. Now deciding to take her talents behind the camera, according to Deadline it was just announced that Monae, has just signed a "first look" production agreement with Janelle Monáe’s Wondaland Pictures, the film division of her multimedia company Wondaland.

“There is an exciting, artistic revolution taking place in our industry, and Janelle and the talented team at Wondaland are at the forefront,"

said Donna Langley, Chairman, Universal Pictures. She adds, “Their forward-thinking, inclusive approach to content and storytelling make them a perfect fit for our studio."

Janelle Monae is an underrated performer and has slowly been grinding her way to the top. It's great to see her get an opportunity like this.

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