This is Not a Test: Lupita Nyong’o, Ava DuVernay in Talks to Team Up for Sci-Fi Film

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Wake us because we must be dreaming.

This is almost too good to be true.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, there is a strong chance that Lupita Nyong’o and Ava DuVernay will be teaming up for a new sci-fi film.

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Though neither A-lister has committed to the film, Intelligent Life, Nyong’o is in negotiations for a leading role, and DuVernay is expected to receive a directing offer by tomorrow morning.

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Written by Jurassic World director, Colin Trevorrow, the movie will tell the story of a U.N. extraterrestrial specialist who unknowingly falls in love with an alien. Filming is set to begin later this year.

Be still, our hearts.

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