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Leave it to the Internet to turn #FlashbackFriday into a potential movie pitch session.

A three-year-old photo has been making its rounds on social media of Lupita Nyong’o and Rihanna sitting pretty in the front row of a Paris fashion week. Twitter pitched an entire action-comedy story-line based on the gorgeous pic. See below:

Even Lupita herself is down to play the brilliant best friend to Rihanna’s scamming diva character. Check out Twitter’s reaction to an imaginary Rihanna and Lupita film.

This Is Why Rihanna and Lupita Need to Join Forces  was originally published on

1. This is the photo that has everyone talking.

2. Lupita is down.

3. Perfect premise.

4. We need this film greenlit, asap.

5. Just in case the film doesn’t happen.

6. Our money is ready now.

7. Jay Z, Weinstein Bros….Wya?