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Rihanna has been confirmed to have a role in the upcoming film Annette, opposite Adam Driver. Shooting on the "music-filled drama" begins this spring, and the film is being helmed by Leos Carax, the man behind Holy Motors. The film will be distributed by Amazon Studios.
Rihanna's film career is starting to gain heat. The singer will also be starring as one of the titular eight in the upcoming Ocean's Eight, which is slated to come out in 2018.
Amazon Studios has just purchased U.S. and Canadian distribution rights to Annette, a new music-based drama starring RiRi and actor Adam Driver (Star Wars: The Last Jedi). Producers are currently looking for a female lead for the picture. Rooney
Mara, who was previously attached to the role, left the project due to outside obligations.
Amazon Studios is coming off major success at the Academy Awards, where Manchester by the Sea and The Salesman earned three Oscars.
and Driver are set to begin shooting Annette this spring in various international locations, including Los Angeles.