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Janelle Monáe Joins Julianne Moore in Gloria Steinem Biopic

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 06: Janelle Monae attends Billboard's 13th Annual Women In Music Event at Pier 36 on December 6, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Janelle Monáe is joining Julianne Moore in Gloria Steinem biopic The Glorias: A Life On The Road.

Moore and Alicia Vikander will star as the activist at various points in her career as a journalist and activist, crusading for women’s rights. Monae will be playing Dorothy Pitman Hughes, the women’s and civil rights activist that co-founded Ms. Magazine with Steinem.

Julie Taymor is directing from a script based on Steinem’s memoir. Alex Saks is producing via his Fifty-Four Pictures, along with Taymor and Lynn Hendee. Steinem and Amy Richards are exec producing.

After landing roles in best picture winner Moonlight and the Oscar-nominated Hidden Figures, the singer-songwriter, who recently picked up two Grammy nominations for her album Dirty Computer, has lined up a number of high-profile projects. Monáe will next be seen in Welcome to Marwen, and is set for Harriet Tubman biopic, Harriet, and will voice star in Disney’s live-action Lady and the Tramp.

Monáe, who has a first look deal with Universal, is repped by WME and Ziffren Brittenham.

This post originally appeared on The Hollywood Reporter.