Hate It Or Love It?!? RihRih Set To Star In Biopic Based On The Legendary Jazz Seductress Josephine Baker

- By Bossip Staff Categories: Bangers, Did You Know, For Discussion

rih3

Is Rihanna the Black Venus?

Rihanna Set To Play Josephine Baker

Via Star Pulse reports:

Rihanna is rumored to be close to landing a role as legendary jazz singer Josephine Baker in a new film.

The biopic will document the troubled life of the iconic perfomer, and the 25 year-old singer is reportedly first choice to star in the lead role.

Producer Lance W. Reynolds says in a statement, “Rihanna is one of the most talented performers of this millennium and with her unique acting and performing abilities, I have no doubt she will bring Josephine back to life on the big screen.”

The film about the life of Baker, who became infamous for dancing naked apart for a tutu of fake bananas in the 1920s, is set for release next year. Baker was also the first African-American female to star in a major motion picture Zouzou.

Rihanna made her film debut in 2012’s Battleship.

rih

Can you see Rihanna playing the new biopic??

We Recommend

More on Bossip

Sweet Black Love: Bengals Baller A.J. Green Jumps The Broom With His Beautiful Bride In Atlanta [Video + Photos]

The Tears: A History Of Sitcom Deaths That Actually Made Us Cry

Struggle Sorcery: The Worst Makeup Fails Of All-Time, Pt. 2

Tyga Bait: More Of The Funniest, Craziest & Shadiest Comments Left On Kylie Jenner’s Instagram Pics

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus