Teyana Taylor has talked to Dionne Warwick about playing her on the small screen and is on board

She expressed interest in playing the iconic singer (and Twitter sensation) Dionne Warwick on social media.

And now Teyana Taylor and the legendary vocalist are getting even closer to a fully realized collaboration after speaking together on the phone about the possibility of a TV series biopic.

After declaring she wanted Taylor, 30, to play her, Warwick called up a member of her publicity team to get in touch, TMZ reported on Sunday.

Making it happen: Teyana Taylor, 30, is serious about playing Dionne Warwick, 80, in a TV series. Warwick called up the singer's team and they chatted about the idea, TMZ reported on Sunday

Making it happen: Teyana Taylor, 30, is serious about playing Dionne Warwick, 80, in a TV series. Warwick called up the singer's team and they chatted about the idea, TMZ reported on Sunday

Making it happen: Teyana Taylor, 30, is serious about playing Dionne Warwick, 80, in a TV series. Warwick called up the singer’s team and they chatted about the idea, TMZ reported on Sunday

Taylor chatted with the 80-year-old hitmaker and reiterated her desire to play Warwick at the height of her fame.

She wouldn’t merely be a hired gun, as Taylor expressed interest in also producing the series through her production company, The Aunties Production.

Warwick has been consulting with her son Damon Elliot, a record producer who has worked with her and numerous pop artist, and they’re both reportedly on board with Taylor starring in the biopic series.

Although she’s best known for her singing career, Taylor has expanded into acting in the past decade, though she has mostly had small parts in micro-budget indie films.

New role: She wouldn't merely be a hired gun, as Taylor expressed interest in also producing the series through her production company, The Aunties Production; seen December 10

New role: She wouldn't merely be a hired gun, as Taylor expressed interest in also producing the series through her production company, The Aunties Production; seen December 10

New role: She wouldn’t merely be a hired gun, as Taylor expressed interest in also producing the series through her production company, The Aunties Production; seen December 10

New series: Warwick has become one of Twitter's most popular new users, and she has fans talking about a potential new series about her life

New series: Warwick has become one of Twitter's most popular new users, and she has fans talking about a potential new series about her life

New series: Warwick has become one of Twitter’s most popular new users, and she has fans talking about a potential new series about her life

However, she’ll be taking on one of her most high-profile projects to date with the upcoming Eddie Murphy sequel Coming 2 America, which will be released digitally on Amazon Prime on March 5, 2021.  

Warwick’s interest in a new series comes after she became one of Twitter‘s most popular new users thanks to her sharing her unfiltered opinions and often hilarious takes.

The singer and actress shared a new video with her 355K followers, asking her fans if she, ‘did a series, would you guys really watch?’ 

At the time, she already knew she wanted Taylor, with both her and the Netflix streaming service seemingly showing interest.

Dionne knows: She didn't even ask fans who they think should play her, as she knew the answer quite definitively, actress–singer Teyana Taylor, with both Taylor and the Netflix streaming service seemingly showing interest

Dionne knows: She didn't even ask fans who they think should play her, as she knew the answer quite definitively, actress–singer Teyana Taylor, with both Taylor and the Netflix streaming service seemingly showing interest

Dionne knows: She didn’t even ask fans who they think should play her, as she knew the answer quite definitively, actress–singer Teyana Taylor, with both Taylor and the Netflix streaming service seemingly showing interest

Warwick first took to Twitter on Wednesday afternoon to share the video, adding in the tweet, ‘This is a case for @Netflix. Please don’t ask who I would cast to play me as it would obviously be @TEYANATAYLOR.’

Taylor responded by quote-retweeting Warwick, responding with a number of ‘raising hands’ emojis in praise.

Netflix took note, quite literally, tweeting, ‘Taking notes’ in response to Warwick’s tweet, who responded back, ‘I’ll call ya!’

New series: Warwick first took to Twitter on Wednesday afternoon to share the video, adding in the tweet, 'This is a case for @Netflix. Please don’t ask who I would cast to play me as it would obviously be @TEYANATAYLOR'

New series: Warwick first took to Twitter on Wednesday afternoon to share the video, adding in the tweet, 'This is a case for @Netflix. Please don’t ask who I would cast to play me as it would obviously be @TEYANATAYLOR'

New series: Warwick first took to Twitter on Wednesday afternoon to share the video, adding in the tweet, ‘This is a case for @Netflix. Please don’t ask who I would cast to play me as it would obviously be @TEYANATAYLOR’

Response: Taylor responded by quote-retweeting Warwick, responding with a number of 'raising hands' emojis in praise

Response: Taylor responded by quote-retweeting Warwick, responding with a number of 'raising hands' emojis in praise

Response: Taylor responded by quote-retweeting Warwick, responding with a number of ‘raising hands’ emojis in praise

Call ya: Netflix took note, quite literally, tweeting, 'Taking notes' in response to Warwick's tweet, who responded back, 'I'll call ya!'

Call ya: Netflix took note, quite literally, tweeting, 'Taking notes' in response to Warwick's tweet, who responded back, 'I'll call ya!'

Call ya: Netflix took note, quite literally, tweeting, ‘Taking notes’ in response to Warwick’s tweet, who responded back, ‘I’ll call ya!’

It remains to be seen how serious Netflix is about the idea of a series, but Warwick still had some success in using Twitter to collaborate with Chance the Rapper. 

She made headlines earlier this month when she tweeted at Chance (real name Chancelor Jonathan Bennett), 27, asking why he put ‘the Rapper’ in his stage name.

She added that his new song Holy with Justin Bieber is one of her, ‘favorite songs right now.’ 

Collaborate: While it remains to be see if anything will actually manifest from these tweets, Warwick did use Twitter to collaborate with Chance the Rapper

Collaborate: While it remains to be see if anything will actually manifest from these tweets, Warwick did use Twitter to collaborate with Chance the Rapper

Collaborate: While it remains to be see if anything will actually manifest from these tweets, Warwick did use Twitter to collaborate with Chance the Rapper

Freaking out: Chance responded, 'Sorry I'm still freaking out that u know who I am. This is amazing!' adding in another tweet, 'I'll be whatever you wanna all me Ms. Warwick. God bless you'

Freaking out: Chance responded, 'Sorry I'm still freaking out that u know who I am. This is amazing!' adding in another tweet, 'I'll be whatever you wanna all me Ms. Warwick. God bless you'

Freaking out: Chance responded, ‘Sorry I’m still freaking out that u know who I am. This is amazing!’ adding in another tweet, ‘I’ll be whatever you wanna all me Ms. Warwick. God bless you’

Chance responded, ‘Sorry I’m still freaking out that u know who I am. This is amazing!’ adding in another tweet, ‘I’ll be whatever you wanna all me Ms. Warwick. God bless you.’

Warwick responded, ‘Of course I know you. You’re THE rapper. Let’s rap together. I’ll message you,’ which seemingly lead to this collaboration. 

That Twitter exchange lead to a real-life collaboration for a song entitled Nothing’s Impossible, written by Warwick’s son Damon Elliott, with portions of the song’s proceeds going to charity.

Elliot, 47, who has produced albums for Destiny’s Child, P!nk, Mya, Christina Aguilera and more, issued a statement revealing him and his mother, ‘I had a moment to speak with Chance’ after the Twitter exchange. 

They added that the single will be recorded soon, with portions of the proceeds going to the Hunger Not Impossible initiative. 

Warwick’s tweets also come just days after Taylor seemingly announced her retirement from music.

Retired: Warwick's tweets also come just days after Taylor seemingly announced her retirement from music

Retired: Warwick's tweets also come just days after Taylor seemingly announced her retirement from music

Retired: Warwick’s tweets also come just days after Taylor seemingly announced her retirement from music

She would later clarify that she doesn’t really want to retire, she merely wants to be released from her label, G.O.O.D Music/Def Jam.

‘Baby, I gotta do it for my mental health. I have to do it for my emotional health. I have to do it for my kids, so I can stay alive for my kids. Until I’m free, until I can get [Def Jam] to release me, yes I want to retire,’ Taylor clarified.

Released: She would later clarify that she doesn't really want to retire, she merely wants to be released from her label, G.O.O.D Music/Def Jam

Released: She would later clarify that she doesn't really want to retire, she merely wants to be released from her label, G.O.O.D Music/Def Jam

Released: She would later clarify that she doesn’t really want to retire, she merely wants to be released from her label, G.O.O.D Music/Def Jam

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