Rihanna Joins Luc Besson’s ‘Valerian’s’ Star Cast
Singing sensation Rihanna is all set to appear in an upcoming space epic movie titled “Valerian” of sci-fi action film director Luc Besson and this news has been confirmed by Besson through his Twitter page on Oct. 28, 2015. Read for more information.
Not much about the role offered to Rihanna was revealed by the director but he cleared that she will be seen playing a big part in the film.
“Valerian” is a movie adaptation of Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mezieres designed best-selling comic series having a same title. It is noteworthy that films like “Avatar,” “Star Wars” and “The Fifth Element” creation idea has been taken from this series only. With a huge budget of $180 million, the visual effects portion for the movie will be handled by Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), Weta Digital, and Rodeo FX, which are on top in this field.
No doubt, this is not the first acting project offered to Rihanna as her first big screen appearance was in 2012 released movie “Battleship” and after that she lent her voice in an animated movie titled “Home.” So, Rihanna is an experienced actor for a movie, though, this opportunity is considered as much higher to “Battleship.”
Earlier to Rihanna, “Valerian” has already been joined by famous names like “Children of Men” fame Clive Owen, “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” fame Dane DeHaan, and “Paper Towns” fame Cara Delevingne.
The movie’s, which will be produced by the helmer Besson’s EuropaCorp, shoot will start from Jan. 2016 and it will hit the screens on July 21, 2017. So, we have so much time to know more about the movie, Rihanna’s role in it and other details as updates will keep on coming and we will keep on updating the fans about the same. So, let us wish the team all the best and wait for the arrival of more updates.
Photo Source: Facebook/ Rihanna