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Whoopi Goldberg Is Writing a Superhero Movie About an Older Black Woman

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Whoopi Goldberg Is Writing a Superhero Movie About an Older Black Woman

By Justin Curto via

Whoopi Goldberg already plays a superhero on daytime television, saving us from the worst of Meghan McCain’s takes on The View. Now, the EGOT winner, Vulture Honorary Degree recipient, and eternal star is writing her own superhero movie, too. Goldberg dropped the news in Variety cover story focused on the 30th anniversary of her historic Best Supporting Actress Oscar win for Ghost. “Since I was a little kid, I’ve been obsessed with superheroes,” Goldberg said of the upcoming project. “They’re all saving the earth all the time. But do you know who’s really going to…

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