Rihanna’s camp cited conflicting schedules but we all know that’s just the professional way to act like you’re not sore when you’ve just lost out on a blockbuster-movie role.
According to The Daily Mail:
In April it was reported that Rihanna was gearing up to play a villainous role in the upcoming blockbuster The Fast and the Furious 6.
But it has now been revealed that Rita Ora has been cast for the part over the Diamonds singer.
Rita, who celebrates her 22nd birthday Monday, apparently impressed during castings outshining the 24-year-old Rihanna.
A source told the newspaper: ‘Rihanna impressed movie bosses with her role in Battleship. But schedules didn’t work out and Rita really shone during castings.
The Hot Right Now singer, who has previous acting experience proved to be a big hit with the filmmakers, as the source added: ‘They loved her look and her attitude.’
News of losing what was meant to be her second blockbuster role is set to rub Rihanna the wrong way according to reports.
Rita is set to star in the movie alongside Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson.
The sixth installment of the speed racing franchise is set for release in May 2013 and filming is currently underway.
Congrats Rita…and make sure you do a better job with this chance at acting than Rihanna did in ‘Battleship’!
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