Rihanna is in talks to join the cast of Ocean’s Eight – the upcoming all-female reboot of Ocean’s Eleven.
The film, to be produced by Ocean’s Eleven director Steven Soderbergh, and Gary Ross, already has Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett signed on – and in addition to RiRi, deals are said to be close with Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Mindy Kaling and Awkwafina.
Rihanna rocks Cartier as she transforms into the “baddest b—h of the post-apocalypse” for the cover and pages of W magazine’s September issue.
For the cover shot, her tiara, earrings and necklace are all Cartier; her lips and left eye are decorated in jewels and shimmering makeup – and she appears to be crying golden tears.
Rihanna is joining the cast of Bates Motel. The news that the “Needed Me” singer will play Marion Crane was announced at A&E show’s panel at Comic-Con on Friday. The role was played by Janet Leigh in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho.
“We wanted to thrust the iconic role into a contemporary spotlight and redefine it in a meaningful and exciting new way,” executive producers Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin said in a statement (via EW). “We also heard Rihanna was a fan of the show, and we were huge fans of hers, so it was the perfect collision of creativity and fate.”
Stars like Beyoncé, Rihanna, Alicia, Chris Rock, Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Hart, Janelle Monáe, Swizz Beatz, Common and more have united a new video, pointing out 23 ways you could be killed if you are black in America.
They each take turns naming simple things like: “Failing to signal a lane change”.. just as Sandra Bland did and “Riding in your girlfriend’s car with a child in the back”.. just as Philando Castile did – that have led to black people losing their lives. Eric Garner, Oscar Grant III, Trayvon Martin, Tamir Rice and Sean Bell are a few others amongst the list.
Rihanna and Drake are reportedly dating again. RiRi recently kicked off the European leg of her ANTI World Tour, and in addition to rockin’ the stage together, the duo has been spotted hitting the club scene and there’s reports that Drizzy was spotted leaving the “Work” singer’s hotel.
According to E! News, the two stars are dating again, and the feelings never faded on Drake’s end. “He still loves her and never stopped. Rihanna is the one that’s been not wanting to settle down in the past,” the insider tells the site. “They are having fun spending time with each other. Their music together got them close again.”
After debuting her new song, “Sledgehammer,” which is featured in the new movie, Star Trek Beyond, Rihanna drops the accompanying video. She made history with its release, being the first artist ever to premiere a music video via IMAX.
In the celestial clip, RiRi is seen in a burnt orange number with her face adorned with black symbols down the middle. She shows off her supernatural powers, lifting boulders and dirt with her mind.
Rihanna is lending her voice to Star Trek Beyond as she takes care of its theme song – “Sledgehammer.”
According to Billboard, the “Work” star seemingly has been working on the track since 2014, when she tweeted: “You’re just another brick and I’m a sledgehammer.”
Rihanna kicked off the European leg of her ANTI World Tour just days ago, and she got emotional while performing her hit, “Love the Way You Lie,” in Dublin, Ireland on Tuesday. RiRi was singing the lyrics, then stopped as her fans took over. Once she started back, she wiped her eyes as they filled with tears.
Her fans on social media expressed concern, one saying: “Rihanna crying tonight made me cry.” Also, an Irish website reports that Rih took a moment during the show to praise her fans, saying: “I only have ever in my life heard an audience of people scream so loud that they sound like one voice and that only happens in Ireland, in Dublin… Thank you so much.”