Sony reportedly wants Twilight’s Kristen Stewart and Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o to star in its upcoming Charlie’s Angels reboot.
Variety reports the studio is eyeing Stewart and Nyong’o for main roles as members of the female private detective agency. However, casting has just gotten underway and Sony is reportedly considering several other recognizable actresses for the film.
Kristen Stewart in Cafe Society.
The Charlie’s Angels reboot will be directed by Elizabeth Banks (Pitch Perfect 2), with Banks also producing alongside Elizabeth Cantillon and Max Handelman. The film is slated to hit theaters in summer 2019.
Lupita Nyong’o in Black Panther.
Charlie’s Angels got its start as a television series back in the 70s and centered around three women detectives who solved cases for a man named Charlie. The franchise was later brought to the big screen with a feature film in 2000 and a sequel in 2003, which starred Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu, and Cameron Diaz.
Stewart’s next upcoming film is Underwater, which is about a crew of underwater researchers scrambling with the fallout from an earthquake. Meanwhile, Nyong’o will reprise her role as Maz Kanata in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.