Janelle Monae is joining Julianne Moore in the Gloria Steinem biopic The Glorias: A Life on the Road.
Moore and Alicia Vikander will star as Steinem at various points in her career as a journalist and activist crusading for women's rights. Monae will be playing Dorothy Pitman Hughes, the women's and civil rights activist that co-founded Ms. Magazine with Steinem.
Julie Taymor is directing from a script based on Steinem’s memoir. Alex Saks is producing via his Fifty-Four Pictures, along with Taymor and Lynn Hendee. Steinem and Amy Richards are executive producing.