Janelle Monae Set to Star in First Major Movie Role

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Janelle Monae will make her big screen debut in Moonlight, set to hit theaters in 2016. 

Janelle Monae is set to hit the big screen. 

According to Vibe, Monae will be joining the cast of Moonlight, a film by Brad Pitt's Plan B Entertainment company. 

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The film, an adaptation of the play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue, will tell the story of a young man as he moves through life during the "War on Drugs" era in Miami. 

Monae will be playing alongside Naomie Harris in the film slated to hit theaters fall 2016. 

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