Get Ready, Because Cher Is Starring in a Lifetime Movie About the Flint Water Crisis

2017 is bringing it.

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Cher—Queen of Twitter, living definition of the word "icon," and owner of good hair—is making her way back to the small way of a Lifetime movie. So yes, your dreams are, in fact, becoming a reality.

The Oscar winner (that's right, she won an Oscar) will star in Flint (opens in new tab), a film based on the Flint water crisis/contamination in Michigan (opens in new tab). Not too much is known about Cher's role, but she'll be playing a Flint dweller whose family is "impacted by the water crisis." (FYI, Cher was very actively involved in helping residents of Flint, and reportedly donated water to the community.)

One might be be inclined to ponder Cher's choice to star in a Lifetime movie, but the network has actually been delivering some solid work recently—including UnREAL and War & Peace. And considering Cher was nominated for a Golden Globe the last time she starred in a TV movie (HBO's If These Walls Could Talk), we should expect big things. Big, like Cher's all-caps tweets.

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Mehera Bonner
Mehera Bonner

Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.