Kiki Layne of the smash hit movie ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ is said to be hard at work with a very lofty goal in mind.
A goal, should she get her way, will see her become the first black woman to portray the African superhero Storm!
Layne has earned the wave of positive reviews she is receiving since starring in ‘Beale’ and is actively pursuing the lead role in the closely guarded Storm movie after learning that the character is on its way to the Disney/Marvel family.
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She was an image of myself, of a powerful Black woman, and I just think that’s an amazing image to have, and I really want to play Storm.
She added, after learning that Marvel could be developing X-Men movies in the first quarter of this year, that her agents are “actively plotting.”
Stay tuned for more on this promising news.