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Rihanna Just Landed A Major Movie Role, So Get Your Popcorn Ready

The Huffington Post The Huffington Post 28/10/2015 Carly Ledbetter
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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 is in VALERIAN!!!!! ....and she has a big part!! I'm Sooo excited!!!😊

A photo posted by @lucbesson on Oct 28, 2015 at 7:44am PDT

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 seriesValerian 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. 

 

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