Rihanna Lands New Movie Role

RIHANNA LANDS NEW MOVIE ROLE AS A VALERIANRihanna has landed her next movie role.

According to Luc Besson, the 27-year old pop diva has joined the cast of his upcoming film Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.

Via his Instagram account, Besson had this to say about the singer’s casting: “Rihanna is a Valerian, and she has a really big part. I am so excited.”

RiRi joins a cast that already includes Dane DeHann (The Amazing Spiderman 2), Clive Owen (The Bourne Identify) and model Cara Delevingne (Paper Towns).

Rihanna’s previous big screen experience includes a supporting role in the 2012 film Battleship and the 2014 animated film, Home, where she voiced the character of Tip.

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets unfolds in the 28th century when humans have discovered time travel, and is an adaptation of the Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mézières graphic novel Valerian.

The film begins shooting next year, and has an expected release date of 2017.

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  1. Interesting. I like Besson’s work and I LOVE me some Clive Owen.

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