Carly Ledbetter -Huff Post Entertainment
Rihanna, ruler of the pop and R&B charts, just landed a major movie role in Luc Besson’s upcoming film, “Valerian.” Rihanna’s publicist confirmed the news to The Huffington Post.
Besson Instagrammed a picture of the singer to announce her casting. The caption reads, “RIHANNA is in VALERIAN!!!!! ….and she has a big part!! I’m Sooo excited!!!😊 . ”
Rihanna will appear alongside her BFF, Cara Delevingne, in the sci-fi flick. Delevingne will play the part of Laureline in the upcoming movie, which is an adaptation of the French graphic novel series Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. “Valerian” is slated to hit theaters in 2017.
This is not the first time the “Bitch Better Have My Money” singer has appeared on the big screen. Rihanna starred in 2012’s “Battleship,” and also had roles in “This Is The End,” “Annie” and “Home.”
Look out for Rihanna’s upcoming album, “Anti,” and her performance at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in December.