Chance the Rapper Joins “Sesame Street” Movie

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The Sesame Street movie is looking to add to its cast. 

Chance the Rapper is in talks to join Warner Bros’ live-action adaptation of Sesame Street. Should he board the project, he will star opposite Anne Hathaway. 

The musical feature hails from Jonathan Krisel with Bo Burnham contributing songs to the new film. 

According to Variety, the film follows the iconic Sesame Street characters after they are mysteriously expelled from their own neighborhood, forcing them to collaborate with history show host Sally Hawthorne to prove that Sesame Street actually exists. 

The original Sesame Street series debuted in 1969. It recently got picked up for five new seasons on HBO Max.