Janelle Monáe will star in new A24 drama ‘De La Resistance’ as Josephine Baker

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Janelle Monáe (“Hidden Figures” “Moonlight”) will star in A24’s new drama “De La Resistance” as jazz star and freedom fighter Josephine Baker.

Janelle Monáe will star in new A24 drama 'De La Resistance' as Josephine Baker

The story focuses on Baker, a well-known black American-French singer & dancer, who served as an Allied spy in the French Resistance during World War II and helped fight the Nazis.

The show is co-created and operated by Jennifer Yale (“The Underground Railroad” “Outlander”), and is currently scheduled to be broadcast, with multiple streaming media competing.

Janelle Monáe will star in new A24 drama 'De La Resistance' as Josephine Baker

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